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Hepatitis Tags: Hepatitis Awareness Month

Mother holding a newborn baby
The AAP issued a policy statement calling for the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B through providing the birth dose of the HBV vaccine within the first 24 hours of life to all medically stable newborns.
CDC Know More Hepatitis Campaign Poster
Getting tested for hepatitis B (HBV) or hepatitis C (HCV) is the first step in getting care to prevent serious liver disease and liver-related death.
CDC Know More Hepatitis Campaign Poster
Mother’s Day is an opportunity to help ensure Mom’s good health, including making sure she gets the hepatitis B and hepatitis C test she needs.
Know Hepatitis B Campaign Logo, Corinna Dan, RN, MPH
Blog post about new hepatitis B campaign resources from CDC.
Hepatitis Awareness Month
While May’s observance of Hepatitis Awareness Month is coming to a close this week, there is an ongoing need to encourage both individuals and healthcare providers to follow the recommendations of both the CDC and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that individuals born between 1945 and 1965 – the so-called “baby boomer” generation – to get a one-time screening for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
Hepatitis Awareness Month
Celebrate both Mother’s Day and National Women’s Health Week by promoting awareness and supporting efforts to achieving the national goal of eliminating perinatal hepatitis B transmission.
Hepatitis Awareness Month
In addition to promoting these observances, throughout May leaders in the field of viral hepatitis will actively seek to engage a broader mix of partners from both public and private sectors, in activities that will help raise awareness about viral hepatitis and move us closer toward achieving the Action Plan’s goals.
Hepatitis Awareness Month
Throughout the month of May, HHS and our partners who support the Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis will be engaged in a variety of activities to increase awareness—among the public and healthcare providers—about viral hepatitis, including the importance of testing, the availability of care and treatment, and associated adverse health effects resulting from undiagnosed and untreated viral hepatitis