Hepatitis A is a virus that causes inflammation of the liver. The most important way to prevent hepatitis A is to get vaccinated. Washing your hands thoroughly after using the restroom and before eating can help stop the spread of disease.
Are you at risk?
Although anyone can get this highly contagious liver infection, certain groups of people are at higher risk, including:
Men who have sex with men
People with chronic liver disease
People traveling to countries where Hepatitis A Virus is common
People who use injection and non-injection street drugs
People experiencing homelessness and those serving them.
Where to get the vaccine?
The most important way to prevent hepatitis A is to get vaccinated.