Advisory: Outbreak of Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) Infections

Lisa Volk

The NYSDOH has issued the attached Health Advisory from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The CDC and state health departments are investigating hepatitis A outbreaks in multiple states among persons reporting drug use and/or homelessness and their contacts. This Health Alert Network (HAN) Advisory alerts public health departments, healthcare facilities, and programs providing services to affected populations about these outbreaks of hepatitis A infections and provides guidance to assist in identifying and preventing new infections. See the Health Advisory for further information.

NYSHFA CONTACT: 

Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15