Every contribution enriches hepatitis B awareness and education, offering vital support to those affected.
SF Hep B Free is dedicated to increasing awareness and education about Hepatitis B within the community and among health care providers, to increase access to affordable testing and vaccination, and provide linkage to care for chronically-affected individuals.
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policy for hepatitis B testing
dollars secured from the state budget
We are proud to be serving our community for 15+ years in the fight against hepatitis B.
Education and Screening
Screened over 27,000 people and educated over 1,500,000 people through radio, billboards, TV, bus ads, and direct contact. Nearly 50% of those screened were unprotected and would benefit from vaccination.
Held dozens of education sessions with over 1,670 physicians pledging to screen their at-risk patients for Hepatitis B.
Worked with over 1,500 businesses and 3,000 employees as part of the Business Initiative to educate hard-to-reach APIs.
Broadcasted hundreds of ethnic media commercials/PSAs and created public health awareness campaigns and a nationally-recognized, city-wide billboard campaign "Which One Deserves to Die?"
Partnered with major healthcare groups in San Francisco and San Mateo.
A timeline of our journey
Mandatory Hep B Screening Mandated by CDC.
After passage of AB789, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention releases a new guidance that testing is recommended for all adults over 18.
15 events held focusing on the Pacific Islander community.
For the first time ever, the California state budget includes $8 million for hepatitis B work.
May is declared Hepatitis Awareness Month in San Francisco.
AB789 is passed and signed. SF Hep B Free is proud to be an active advocate in making AB789 law.
ECHO program educates 30+ attendees monthly, mostly healthcare providers.
SF Hep B Free partners with the San Francisco Giants by creating a PSA video to educate attendees during Chinese Heritage Night.