Viral Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver caused by one or more viruses. The most common Hepatitis viruses in the United States are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C.
The goal of the Hepatitis Prevention and Control Program is to reduce hepatitis cases among residents and visitors of Orange County. The program provides free Hepatitis vaccines and testing for high risk populations. In addition, it provides education, screening, counseling, and follow-up referrals.
High risk clients include:
The program is NOT for international travel clients, employee health, or persons under the age of 18.
Specific testing for Hepatitis A, B, and C, and vaccinations for Hepatitis A and B are offered, by appointment at the Lake Ellenor location ONLY. For more information or to schedule an appointment please call us at: 407.858.1400 Ext. 1135.
Hepatitis testing is also available as part of the routine STD testing at the STD Clinic located at Central Health Center.
It is important to know if you have been exposed to hepatitis so that you can…