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Hepatitis

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Learn what it is, how it spreads and how to prevent it.

Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver caused by viruses, toxins, some drugs and alcohol abuse. In the U.S., three types of viral hepatitis are common: Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C.

Most people who have hepatitis don't know they are infected. To learn more, click the buttons 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 our hepatitis program at (253) 798-6410.

Viral Hepatitis. Are you at risk?

Take this five minute Hepatitis Risk Assessment developed by the CDC and get a personalized report.