Victorian Hepatitis A Outbreak – Get Vaccinated

Kardinia HealthNews

An outbreak of Hepatitis A has been identified in Victoria, with 27 confirmed outbreak cases. Widespread local transmission is occurring and the outbreak is affecting gay, bisexual and other MSM, and people who inject drugs.

From 22 January 2018 until 31 December 2018 hepatitis A vaccine is free for all men who have sex with men who live in Victoria and all people who have injected drugs in the past 12 months and live in Victoria.

Make an appointment with your GP or sexual health nurse to discuss this further: contact us via phone or book online now.

More information here: https://www2.health.vic.gov.au/about/news-and-events/healthalerts/important-vaccination-update-for-msm-january-2018