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Adult Vaccination and Testing Program

Hepatitis Section

Adult Hepatitis Vaccination & Testing Program

All 67 county health departments in the state of Florida receive hepatitis A and B vaccines from the Florida Hepatitis Prevention Program free of charge. Vaccines are available to adults at increased risk for viral hepatitis at no charge.

The Florida Hepatitis Prevention Program also provides funding to fifteen counties (Alachua, Bay, Broward, Collier, Duval, Escambia, Lee, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Okeechobee, Orange, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Polk and Seminole) for the provision of hepatitis services to residents at increased risk for hepatitis A, B and/or C. Components of these services may include: a) screening and testing for chronic hepatitis B and C; b) immunization against hepatitis A and B; c) targeted interventions; d) epidemiologic investigations; e) education of the public and health care providers; f) enhanced surveillance. Counties are funded at varying levels and services may vary from county to county depending on funding.

For the location of the health department site offering hepatitis vaccine and testing nearest you, please refer to the Florida Hepatitis Resource Guide or contact your local county health department for information on testing and vaccination.