Hepatitis Information for Health Professionals

  • Occupational Exposure
    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)."
  • Reporting Hepatitis
    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.

  • Perinatal Hepatitis B
    A MDH program that works to identify and treat infants born to HBV-infected mothers in an effort to prevent perinatally acquired infection.

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).
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