National Adult Hep B Vaccination Awareness Day
Today is the FIRST EVER National Adult Hep B Vaccination Awareness Day! This is such an important milestone in the fight against hepatitis B and totally preventable death and suffering. As the world races for a vaccine for COVID 19, we are reminded of just how important vaccines are and the many deadly diseases that have been eliminated because of vaccines. Sadly, many do not realize hepatitis B is one such disease that could be defeated if only there was greater awareness an
Hep B Free Signs on to Letter Urging Congress to Address Important Hepatitis and Harm Reduction need
Today SF Hep B Free Bay Area joined 75 other community organizations to support funding for more COVID 19 resources as well as resources to fight viral hepatitis. The text of the letter is below.
Hepatitis B and COVID 19
Living with hepatitis B and concerned about COVID19? The World Hepatitis Alliance has put together some resources to try to answer this question. According to the World Hepatitis Alliance, "Evidence is emerging all the time about the impact of COVID-19 on specific disease areas. Currently there is no specific guidance for people living with viral hepatitis, however the World Hepatitis Alliance is working with the global liver societies to get the most up to date guidance for