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NO-COST HEPATITIS A VACCINES AVAILABLE IN TARPON SPRINGS JULY 27

By Tom Iovino, PIO

July 18, 2019

The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County (DOH-Pinellas) is providing no-cost vaccines and more at the Health Department office in Tarpon Springs from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 27.

Adults can receive hepatitis A vaccines at no cost at the DOH-Pinellas office located at 301 S. Disston Ave. in Tarpon Springs. For information about the event, call (727) 824-6932.

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 (727) 824-6900 or follow us on Twitter @HealthyPinellas.


About the Florida Department of Health

The department, nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.

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