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Hepatitis A in Florida

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Since 2018, 5,103 hepatitis A cases were reported.

January 1, 2018 – July 3, 2021

Since 2018, 5,102 hepatitis A cases were reported.

In 2016, hepatitis A outbreaks started to increase across the U.S. Florida hepatitis A cases began to increase in 2017 with more than a 500% increase in 2019.

A graph showing the number of hepatitis A cases by year with an emphasis on 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021: 123 cases in 2015, 122 cases in 2016, 276 cases in 2017, 548 cases in 2018, 3405 cases in 2019, and 1002 cases in 2020, and 143 cases to date in 2021.


Counties that reported hepatitis A cases in the past two weeks are outlined in black in the map below. Since 2018, 98% of cases have likely been acquired in Florida.

A map that shows the average hepatitis A rates per 100,000 population from June 13, 2021 through July 3, 2021. Counties with one or more cases reported in week 25 or 26 are: Alachua, Broward, Lee, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam. Counties with a rate of 0.1 – 0.03 per 100,000 population are: Duval, Broward, and Pinellas. Counties with a rate of 0.04 – 0.09 per 100,000 population are: Alachua, Lee, and Polk. Counties with a rate of 0.10 – 0.34 per 100,000 population are: Escambia, Putnam, and Flager.


The graph below represents hepatitis A cases by month from 2018 to present. In July 2021, 3 cases have been reported so far.

4. A graph that shows the number of hepatitis A cases reported by month from January 2018 through July 2021. In July, there were 3 cases reported so far.

The graph below represents hepatitis A cases by week for the past eight weeks. From June 20, 2021 to July 3, 2021, 6 hepatitis A cases were reported.

A graph that shows the number of hepatitis A cases reported by week from June 20, 2021 to July 3, 2021. In week 24 and 25, there were 6 cases reported.


Since the public health emergency declaration on August 1, 2019, county health departments (CHDs) have administered 102,237 first doses of hepatitis A vaccine and non-CHDs have administered 148,709 first doses. A total of 409,028 first doses of hepatitis A vaccine were given since 2019.

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 month since January 1, 2019.

From June 20, 2021 to July 3, 2021, 1,441 first doses of hepatitis A vaccine have been administered with CHDs administering 422 (23%) of those first doses.


From June 20, 2021 to July 3, 2021, 295 first doses of hepatitis A vaccine were administered by both CHDs and non-CHDs.

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 January, 2021 to June 27, 2021.
  • Florida 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
  • Escambia5

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

01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019

CountyCases

  • Alachua8
  • Baker0
  • Bay8
  • Bradford0
  • Brevard169
  • Broward29
  • Calhoun0
  • Charlotte49
  • Citrus116
  • Clay10
  • Collier8
  • Columbia22
  • Miami-Dade42
  • DeSoto4
  • Dixie3
  • Duval78
  • Escambia9

CountyCases

  • Flagler14
  • Franklin1
  • Gadsden0
  • Gilchrist3
  • Glades3
  • Gulf0
  • Hamilton1
  • Hardee0
  • Hendry3
  • Hernando117
  • Highlands6
  • Hillsborough168
  • Holmes0
  • Indian River30
  • Jackson4
  • Jefferson0
  • Lafayette0

CountyCases

  • Lake158
  • Lee105
  • Leon5
  • Levy10
  • Libert1
  • Madison1
  • Manatee138
  • Marion151
  • Martin52
  • Monroe1
  • Nassau7
  • Okaloosa10
  • Okeechobee23
  • Orange196
  • Osceola55
  • Palm Beach79
  • Pasco414

CountyCases

  • Pinellas377
  • Polk76
  • Putnam3
  • Santa Rosa37
  • Sarasota118
  • Seminole48
  • St. Johns10
  • St. Lucie53
  • Sumter38
  • Suwannee7
  • Taylor5
  • Union4
  • Volusia310
  • Wakulla2
  • Walton4
  • Washington2

2020 Case

01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020

CountyCases

  • Alachua18
  • Baker0
  • Bay4
  • Bradford0
  • Brevard50
  • Broward24
  • Calhoun7
  • Charlotte18
  • Citrus14
  • Clay32
  • Collier8
  • Columbia8
  • Miami-Dade15
  • DeSoto1
  • Dixie6
  • Duval209
  • Escambia126

CountyCases

  • Flagler1
  • Franklin0
  • Gadsden0
  • Gilchrist2
  • Glades0
  • Gulf0
  • Hamilton2
  • Hardee2
  • Hendry0
  • Hernando2
  • Highlands5
  • Hillsborough23
  • Holmes0
  • Indian River11
  • Jackson11
  • Jefferson3
  • Lafayette1

CountyCases

  • Lake7
  • Lee17
  • Leon15
  • Levy0
  • Liberty5
  • Madison0
  • Manatee4
  • Marion7
  • Martin3
  • Monroe1
  • Nassau22
  • Okaloosa3
  • Okeechobee5
  • Orange9
  • Osceola10
  • Palm Beach16
  • Pasco20

CountyCases

  • Pinellas4
  • Polk30
  • Putnam13
  • Santa Rosa17
  • Sarasota23
  • Seminole10
  • St. Johns46
  • St. Lucie37
  • Sumter1
  • Suwannee9
  • Taylor0
  • Union0
  • Volusia61
  • Wakulla3
  • Walton7
  • Washington1

 

2021 Cases to date

01/01/2021 - 7/3/2021

CountyCases

  • Alachua1
  • Baker0
  • Bay0
  • Bradford0
  • Brevard0
  • Broward5
  • Calhoun0
  • Charlotte1
  • Citrus13
  • Clay3
  • Collier0
  • Columbia0
  • Miami-Dade4
  • DeSoto0
  • Dixie0
  • Duval6
  • Escambia38

CountyCases

  • Flagler1
  • Franklin0
  • Gadsden0
  • Gilchrist0
  • Glades0
  • Gulf0
  • Hamilton0
  • Hardee0
  • Hendry0
  • Hernando1
  • Highlands0
  • Hillsborough2
  • Holmes2
  • Indian River0
  • Jackson4
  • Jefferson0
  • Lafayette0

CountyCases

  • Lake2
  • Lee10
  • Leon1
  • Levy0
  • Liberty0
  • Madison0
  • Manatee2
  • Marion1
  • Martin0
  • Monroe0
  • Nassau0
  • Okaloosa1
  • Okeechobee0
  • Orange2
  • Osceola0
  • Palm Beach1
  • Pasco3

CountyCases

  • Pinellas3
  • Polk6
  • Putnam14
  • Santa Rosa4
  • Sarasota0
  • Seminole0
  • St. Johns0
  • St. Lucie7
  • Sumter0
  • Suwannee0
  • Taylor0
  • Union0
  • Volusia4
  • Wakulla0
  • Walton4
  • Washington0

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