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Hepatitis A in Florida
December Key Points
The number of reported hepatitis A cases in November decreased from the previous month and was below the previous 5-year average.
In December 2022, 16 hepatitis A cases were reported in 7 counties, outlined in black in the map below. From October 2022 through December 2022, the average county rates were lowest throughout northwest and northwest Florida.
In December 2022, 0 cases were epidemiologially (epi) linked to another case. From January 2022 - December 2022, 37 cases were epi-linked to other cases.
In December 2022, there was an average of 2 contacts to reported cases. Contacts are those who were exposed to the virus and recommended prophylaxis for illness prevention.
In 2022, 321 hepatitis A cases were reported.
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