CDC Health Advisory About Outbreak of Hepatitis A Virus Infections among Persons Who Use Drugs and Persons Experiencing Homelessness

Published: 06/11/2018

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Community Mental Health Centers,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Behavioral Health,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health departments are investigating hepatitis A outbreaks in multiple states among persons reporting drug use and/or homelessness and their contacts. The CDC has issued a Health Alert Network (HAN) Advisory to alert public health departments, healthcare facilities, and programs providing services to affected populations about these outbreaks of hepatitis A infections and provides guidance to assist in identifying and preventing new

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