Hepatitis Information for the Public

  • This website contains information and resources for the public to learn what viral hepatitis is, the modes in which viral hepatitis may be transmitted, best ways to prevent viral hepatitis infection, and a tool which assesses risk of viral hepatitis. This website also contains resources on hepatitis-related topics, including living with and treating hepatitis. 
     

    Viral Hepatitis Risk Assessment

    Smiling FamilyAre you at risk for viral hepatitis?

    If you want to find out what CDC viral hepatitis testing and vaccination recommendations apply to you, take the CDC's, 5 minute online hepatitis risk assessment and get a personalized report.

    Viral Hepatitis Risk Assessment
     


    What is Viral Hepatitis?

    FACT: People born from 1945-1965 are 5 times more likely to be infected with Hepatitis C. Learn more at www.cdc.gov/knowmorehepatitis

    Viral hepatitis is an infection that affects the liver. While there are at least five different types of viral hepatitis (A-E), the three most common types in the United States are hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. Additional viral hepatitis information can be found in the links below.


    Hepatitis Vaccination

    There is currently no vaccine available to prevent hepatitis C. However, there are vaccines to prevent hepatitis A and hepatitis B. 

Prevention

  • Prevention

    Information on the methods of preventing hepatitis A-E, as well as hepatitis prevention efforts currently being conducted in Michigan.

Resources

  • Resources

    Hepatitis related educational and support information for both health professionals and the public.