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Hepatitis Facts:


  • There are several different viruses that can cause hepatitis; the most common types of viral hepatitis are hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C.
  • Chronic hepatitis B and hepatitis C are leading causes of liver cancer in the United States.
  • Both hepatitis A and hepatitis B are preventable with safe and effective vaccines, and hepatitis C is curable with prescribed treatment.
  • About 66% of people with hepatitis B are unaware of their infection and about 40% of people living with hepatitis C do not know they are infected.
  • Getting tested is the only way to know if you have hepatitis A, hepatitis B or hepatitis C.


  • Get vaccinated for hepatitis A and B
  • Use condoms during sex
  • Don’t share needles to take drugs
  • Wash your hands
  • Avoid using personal items of those who are infected (razors, toothbrushes, etc)