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Our Impact

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.

Discover the power of your support against hepatitis B.

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people screened

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policy for hepatitis B testing

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8 Million

dollars secured from the state budget

We are proud to be serving our community for 15+ years in the fight against hepatitis B.

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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.

Physician Education

Held dozens of education sessions with over 1,670 physicians pledging to screen their at-risk patients for Hepatitis B.

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Business Partnerships

Worked with over 1,500 businesses and 3,000 employees as part of the Business Initiative to educate hard-to-reach APIs.

Wide-Scale Education

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?"

Health Partnerships

Partnered with major healthcare groups in San Francisco and San Mateo.

Our Achievements

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. 

2006 - 2020
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