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Hepatitis A in Florida

Hepatitis A information line

 


From January 1, 2018 through November 9, 2019, 3,576 hepatitis A cases were reported.

 

January 1, 2018 – November 9, 2019

A graph showing the number of Hepatitis A cases by year with an emphasis on 2018 and 2019: 106 cases in 2014, 123 cases in 2015, 122 cases in 2016, 276 cases in 2017, 548 cases in 2018, and 3028 cases to date in 2019.

From January 1, 2018 through November 9, 2019, 3,576 hepatitis A cases were reported.

The number of reported hepatitis A cases more than doubled from 2016 to 2017 and nearly doubled again in 2018 after remaining relatively stable in previous years. Case counts in 2019 have already surpassed those in 2018.

A map that shows the cumulative Hepatitis A rates per 100,000 population from January 1, 2018 through November 9, 2019 Counties with one or more cases reported in 45 are: Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Columbia, Desoto, Duval, Escambia, Hernando, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lee, Manatee, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, St. Lucie, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, Sumter, Volusia Counties with a rate of .01 - 12.6 per 100,000 population are: Highlands, Escambia, Leon, Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe, Collier, Clay, St. Johns, Alachua, Duval, Washington, Putnam, Bay, Madison, Dixie, Palm Beach, Wakulla, Hamilton, Nassau, Walton, Hendry, Jackson, Franklin, Okaloosa, Polk, Flagler, Suwannee, DeSoto, Liberty, Indian River, Union Counties with a rate of 12.7 - 35 per 100,000 population are: Osceola, Lee, Seminole, Santa Rosa, Hillsborough, St. Lucie, Charlotte, Gilchrist, Levy, Orange, Sarasota, Taylor, Glades, Brevard, Columbia, Martin, Sumter, Manatee Counties with a rate of 33.5 - 87.9 per 100,000 population are: Marion, Lake, Pinellas, Volusia, Okeechobee, Hernando, Citrus, Pasco.

Counties that reported a hepatitis A case last week are outlined in black. Since January 1, 2018, 98% of cases have likely been acquired locally in Florida.

A graph that shows the number of hepatitis A cases reported by week from week 1, 2018 through 45 2019. In week 45, 2019 there were 58 cases reported.

There were 58 hepatitis A cases reported last week. Case counts in weeks prior to the public health emergency declaration are shown in light red while case counts in weeks since are shown in red.

A graph that shows the number of first doses of hepatitis A vaccine administered to adults age 18 years and older by county health departments compared to all other providers, as recorded in Florida SHOTS, by week from December 30, 2018 to November 9, 2019.

From November 3, 2019 to November 9, 2019, county health departments (CHDs) administered 2,217 (48%) of the total 4,664 first doses of hepatitis A vaccine administered to adults age 18 years and older, as recorded in Florida SHOTS. In 2019 CHDs have administered 113,842 vaccinations and non-CHDs have administered 158,036 vaccinations for a total of 271,878 vaccinations. Vaccinations given before the public health emergency declaration are shown in lighter colors than those given after.

  • Hepatitis A Cases by County

2018 Cases

01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018

CountyCases

  • Alachua2
  • Baker0
  • Bay0
  • Bradford0
  • Brevard3
  • Broward13
  • Calhoun0
  • Charlotte2
  • Citrus0
  • Clay0
  • Collier2
  • Columbia0
  • Miami-Dade18
  • DeSoto0
  • Dixie0
  • Duval2
  • Escambia0

CountyCases

  • Flagler0
  • Franklin0
  • Gadsden0
  • Gilchrist0
  • Glades0
  • Gulf0
  • Hamilton0
  • Hardee0
  • Hendry0
  • Hernando5
  • Highlands0
  • Hillsborough84
  • Holmes0
  • Indian River0
  • Jackson0
  • Jefferson0
  • Lafayette0

CountyCases

  • Lake12
  • Lee20
  • Leon1
  • Levy0
  • Liberty0
  • Madison0
  • Manatee3
  • Marion13
  • Martin0
  • Monroe1
  • Nassau0
  • Okaloosa10
  • Okeechobee1
  • Orange93
  • Osceola4
  • Palm Beach13
  • Pasco66

CountyCases

  • Pinellas113
  • Polk18
  • Putnam0
  • Santa Rosa3
  • Sarasota2
  • Seminole30
  • St. Johns2
  • St. Lucie2
  • Sumter3
  • Suwannee0
  • Taylor0
  • Union0
  • Volusia5
  • Wakulla0
  • Walton2
  • Washington0

2019 Cases to date

01/01/2019 - 11/9/2019

CountyCases

  • Alachua8
  • Baker0
  • Bay8
  • Bradford0
  • Brevard138
  • Broward26
  • Calhoun0
  • Charlotte28
  • Citrus97
  • Clay6
  • Collier8
  • Columbia18
  • Miami-Dade34
  • DeSoto4
  • Dixie1
  • Duval35
  • Escambia5

CountyCases

  • Flagler12
  • Franklin1
  • Gadsden0
  • Gilchrist3
  • Glades3
  • Gulf0
  • Hamilton1
  • Hardee0
  • Hendry3
  • Hernando114
  • Highlands1
  • Hillsborough155
  • Holmes0
  • Indian River19
  • Jackson4
  • Jefferson0
  • Lafayette0

CountyCases

  • Lake149
  • Lee89
  • Leon4
  • Levy8
  • Liberty1
  • Madison1
  • Manatee133
  • Marion146
  • Martin45
  • Monroe1
  • Nassau6
  • Okaloosa7
  • Okeechobee21
  • Orange181
  • Osceola46
  • Palm Beach74
  • Pasco404

CountyCases

  • Pinellas376
  • Polk54
  • Putnam3
  • Santa Rosa25
  • Sarasota92
  • Seminole43
  • St. Johns7
  • St. Lucie50
  • Sumter38
  • Suwannee5
  • Taylor5
  • Union2
  • Volusia274
  • Wakulla2
  • Walton3
  • Washington1

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