Hepatitis - Minnesota Dept. of Health


"Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. This condition can be caused by alcohol, chemicals, drugs and viruses that attack the liver. The information on this site primarily concerns viral Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C, which are the three most common types in the United States.

Hepatitis A Outbreak Prevention and Response
Minnesota is currently experiencing an outbreak of hepatitis A. This page provides case count, resources, and tools to be used or adapted for this outbreak.
  • Traveling or Adopting Abroad
    Traveling or adopting children from abroad can present special health care challenges, among them viral hepatitis infection.
  • For Health Professionals
    Includes the hepatitis compendium, information on reporting hepatitis and hepatitis A and B specimen submission, occupational exposure information, the HIV/STD/Hepatitis risk assessment, and the perinatal hepatitis B prevention program.

Updated Tuesday, 18-Feb-2020 11:42:41 CST