Hepatitis A Vaccination

Pronounced (hep-ah-TY-tiss)

One of the Recommended Vaccines

Hepatitis A is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). Hepatitis A can affect anyone. Vaccines are available for long-term prevention of HAV infection in persons 1 year of age and older. Good personal hygiene and proper sanitation can also help prevent the spread of hepatitis A.

Page last reviewed: June 29, 2018