Hepatitis A Outbreak Information

Since September 2017, Butler County has 107 laboratory confirmed Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) cases.  Hepatitis A is a highly contagious virus that attacks the liver and suppresses the immune system.  HAV is transmitted from person-to-person via the fecal-oral route; typically from ingesting contaminated food or drink.  For more information and weekly updates concerning Butler County’s Hepatitis A cases, please see our Facebook page by clicking the link located on the right menu bar.  The links below provide further information from the Center for Disease Control regarding Hepatitis A Virus information, signs and symptoms, and recommended immunization schedule for adults and children.

https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/hav/index.htm

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/hav/afaq.htm#C1

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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