Hepatitis A - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is an infection of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). Most commonly transmitted by the orofecal route, such as contaminated food, the best ways to prevent the disease are vaccination and careful hand washing.

  • About Hepatitis A
    General information about hepatitis A, including symptoms, complications, vaccines, tests, and treatment.
Hepatitis A Outbreak Prevention and Response
As of September 28, 2021, the health department has officially ended the hepatitis A outbreak in Minnesota. Partners should remain vigilant. The best way to prevent hepatitis A infection is through vaccination. This page provides resources and tools that can be used or adapted as needed.
Updated Tuesday, 04-Jan-2022 12:23:59 CST