Hepatitis A virus causes contagious liver disease.
How does someone get hepatitis A?
It spreads when a person infected with hepatitis A doesn’t wash their hands after using the toilet. The germs can spread through the things they touch.
- People living homeless are at greater risk. View this flyer in English, Spanish, Korean, Russian, Tagalog and Vietnamese.
- Most cleaning products don't kill it. View this flyer in English, Spanish, Korean, Russian, Tagalog and Vietnamese.
Hepatitis A is preventable.
Vaccines are safe and effective. Talk to your doctor or visit the immunizations page to learn about free resources.
People who are at high risk for hepatitis A or B may be eligible for free immunizations at our office.
Call our hepatitis program at (253) 798-6410.