What is hepatitis?

VIRAL HEPATITIS. ARE YOU AT RISK? Take this online assessment to see if you're at risk. http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/riskassessment/"Hepatitis" is a term for inflammation of the liver which is often caused by viruses, toxins, some drugs, alcohol abuse. There are three types of viral hepatitis commonly found in the United States. These are hepatitis A virus, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus.

Most people who have hepatitis do not know they are infected.  To learn more, click the images below.

People who are at high risk for hepatitis A or B may be eligible for free immunizations at Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. Call (253) 798-6410.