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Hepatitis A in Florida

Hepatitis A information line

 


From January 1, 2018 through December 7, 2019, 3,769 hepatitis A cases were reported.

 

January 1, 2018 – December 7, 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 3222 cases to date in 2019.

From January 1, 2018 through December 7, 2019, 3,769 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 December 7, 2019 Counties with one or more cases reported in 49 are: Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Dade, Duval, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lake, Lee, Marion, Martin, Okaloosa, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Polk, St. Lucie, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, Volusia Counties with a rate of .01 - 12.6 per 100,000 population are: Miami-Dade, Leon, Broward, Escambia, Monroe, Collier, Clay, Alachua, St. Johns, Putnam, Bay, Highlands, Madison, Duval, Palm Beach, Wakulla, Hamilton, Walton, Hendry, Jackson, Washington, Franklin, Nassau, Okaloosa, DeSoto, Liberty, Polk, Dixie, Flagler Counties with a rate of 12.7 - 35.7 per 100,000 population are: Indian River, Osceola, Suwannee, Lee, Seminole, Gilchrist, Hillsborough, St. Lucie, Union, Orange, Santa Rosa, Charlotte, Levy, Taylor, Glades, Sarasota, Brevard, Columbia, Sumter, Martin Counties with a rate of 35.8 - 90.0 per 100,000 population are: Manatee, 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 49 2019. In week 49, 2019 there were 58 cases reported.

There were 33 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 December 7, 2019.

From December 1, 2019 to December 7, 2019, county health departments (CHDs) administered 1,461 (40%) of the total 3,695 first doses of hepatitis A vaccine administered to adults age 18 years and older, as recorded in Florida SHOTS. In 2019 CHDs have administered 123,276 vaccinations and non-CHDs have administered 169,567 vaccinations for a total of 292,843 vaccinations. Vaccinations given before the public health emergency declaration are shown in lighter colors than those given after. Since declaration of the PHE, CHDs have administered 57,593 and non-CHDs have administered 86,653 vaccinations.

  • 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 - 12/7/2019

CountyCases

  • Alachua8
  • Baker0
  • Bay8
  • Bradford0
  • Brevard147
  • Broward29
  • Calhoun0
  • Charlotte36
  • Citrus109
  • Clay7
  • Collier8
  • Columbia19
  • Miami-Dade38
  • DeSoto4
  • Dixie2
  • Duval55
  • Escambia8

CountyCases

  • Flagler14
  • Franklin1
  • Gadsden0
  • Gilchrist3
  • Glades3
  • Gulf0
  • Hamilton1
  • Hardee0
  • Hendry3
  • Hernando117
  • Highlands5
  • Hillsborough163
  • Holmes0
  • Indian River22
  • Jackson4
  • Jefferson0
  • Lafayette0

CountyCases

  • Lake154
  • Lee100
  • Leon5
  • Levy9
  • Liberty1
  • Madison1
  • Manatee136
  • Marion149
  • Martin51
  • Monroe1
  • Nassau7
  • Okaloosa9
  • Okeechobee22
  • Orange191
  • Osceola50
  • Palm Beach76
  • Pasco409

CountyCases

  • Pinellas377
  • Polk62
  • Putnam3
  • Santa Rosa34
  • Sarasota102
  • Seminole48
  • St. Johns8
  • St. Lucie52
  • Sumter38
  • Suwannee7
  • Taylor5
  • Union3
  • Volusia291
  • Wakulla2
  • Walton3
  • Washington2

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