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‘SHOWERS, SHOTS & SOAP’ IN LEALMAN JUNE 1

By Maggie Hall, PIO

May 13, 2019

The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County (DOH-Pinellas) is providing no-cost vaccines and more at the Showers, Shots & Soap outreach in Lealman from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 1.

Adults can receive hepatitis A vaccines at no cost. Shower facilities and soap at no cost will also be provided at Lealman Community Park, 3875 54th Ave N., St. Petersburg. For information about the event, call (727) 851-9074.

The term “hepatitis” means an inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis A is a very contagious liver infection that’s usually spread when someone comes in contact with the feces of an infected person.

For information about hepatitis A, go to http://pinellas.floridahealth.gov/ and click on the yellow alert at the top of the page. An effective vaccine is available to prevent the spread of hepatitis A.

For information on DOH-Pinellas’ Hepatitis Program, go to http://pinellas.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/infectious-diseaseservices/hepatitis/index.html or call (727) 824-6932.

For information about DOH-Pinellas, go to http://pinellas.floridahealth.gov/index.html. Follow us on Twitter @HealthyPinellas.

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About the Florida Department of Health

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