Hepatitis Information for Health Professionals
- Viral Hepatitis
Needs Assessment and Five Year Plan
This plan represents a vision and a framework for the direction that MDH should take in the future to appropriately address viral hepatitis in Minnesota.
Comprehensive resources about hepatitis A, B and C for health professionals.
- Hepatitis A and B Specimen Submission
Find out what hepatitis A and acute hepatitis B specimens should be submitted to the MDH Public Health Laboratory as a part of a genomic sequencing project between MDH and the CDC.
Viral hepatitis exposure information excerpted from the document, "Immunization of Health-Care Workers: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee of Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC)."
Find out who should report hepatitis to the Minnesota Department of Health, which forms to use, and when to call.
- HIV/STD/Hepatitis Risk Assessment
Minnesota Department of Health's integrated risk assessment tool for health and social service providers.
Hepatitis B Prevention Program in Minnesota
A MDH program that works to identify and treat infants born to HBV-infected mothers in an effort to prevent perinatally acquired infection.
- National Hepatitis
Awareness Month - Prevention Strategies for Clinicians
Disease Control Newsletter article, May 2000.
NEW! CDC has published “Recommendations for the Identification of Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection Among Persons Born During 1945–1965” in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The new recommendations call for all Americans born from 1945 through 1965 or “baby boomers” to get a one-time blood test for the hepatitis C virus (HCV).