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THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH IS WORKING TO GET MORE PEOPLE VACCINATED AGAINST HEPATITIS A.
 
I-D-P-H IS SENDING HEP-A VACCINE TO NEARLY A DOZEN LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS…IN HOPES OF VACCINATING THOSE MOST AT RISK WHICH INCLUDES DRUG USERS, MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN AND THE HOMELESS. DIRECTOR DOCTOR NIRAV SHAH SAYS HEPATITIS A IS AN INFECTION THAT CAN DAMAGE THE LIVER.
 

 

 
SHAH SAYS THERE HAVE BEEN OUTBREAKS OF HEPATITIS A IN SEVERAL OTHER STATES…BUT NONE SO FAR IN ILLINOIS.

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