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Who Is Required To Get A Hepatitis Shot

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3rd Hepatitis B Shot

I got my first Hep B shot in August 2011 and the second one in Sept 2011. I forgot to get the third one and it's July 2012. I will be starting at a new school in January, and Hep B is required. What do I do?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Just get the last HBV vaccine shot.... Read more »

Hepatitis Shots...When?

I was recently diagnosed as positive (last December), probably infected last April. When is it... Read more »

Why the Hepititis B shots for 11 yr olds?

My 11 yr old daughter is entering 7th grade. The state of CA is requiring the series of Hepititis... Read more »
Articles
Fair Pricing Coalition

Health Insurance Marketplace Plans and People Living With HIV and/or Viral Hepatitis: The Success of the Affordable Care Act Requires Fair Drug Pricing and Access

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has the potential to vastly improve health care coverage in the United States. This is a welcome development for the Fair Pricing Coalition (FPC), which has consistently advocated for improved access to affordable... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indiana: 2,600 Get Hepatitis Shots After Eating at Pizzeria

The news that a Fort Wayne Pizza Hut employee had been diagnosed with hepatitis A prompted more than 2,600 people to receive preventative treatment this weekend. According to the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health, anyone who dined in,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alaska Offers Hepatitis B Shots for High-Risk Adults

A federal grant is helping the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services cover the cost of providing free hepatitis B vaccinations to at-risk adults. The three-shot series will be available at state public health centers into 2010. Persons at... Read more »
Harm Reduction Coalition

N.Y. Governor Cuomo Signs Hepatitis C Screening Law

New York, NY -- Today Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation requiring primary care providers and hospitals to offer hepatitis C screening to all baby boomers. Baby boomers (born between 1945 and 1965) account for over 70 percent of the estimated... Read more »
Connect With Others

Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
I know this doesnt have anything to go with HIV, but there were no forums for Hepatitis-B so I figure I would give this a shot. I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has... Read more »

HIV Patients required study Vancouver and Toronto

Posted by estyle
HIV Patients required for paid surveys and focus groups. Earn $150-$350 dependant on study you are selected for. Call 604-628-7647 or 416-907-5465 or Sign up online at www.myfocusgroups.ca
Participants will be accepted on a first come first serve... Read more »

Do I require further testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi there,

I got the result of an Elisa-test last week, it came out negative. It was 23 weeks after the one and only unsafe exposure I had with an woman status unknown (no sex. worker). Do I require further testing or can I ease my mind? Thanks in... Read more »

avoiding reporting requirements

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I live in a state that has mandatory HIV reporting.

My question is this,

Although the state where I live currently offers anonymous testing, to get treatment the test must be confidential. As a result of this requirement the result of the test, if... Read more »