Talk to Your Doctor — Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B
This printout contains information about hepatitis A and hepatitis B and questions to ask your healthcare provider. Make the most out of your next appointment by asking about vaccine-preventable hepatitis.*
According to the 2011 National Immunization Survey, many adults may not have been vaccinated against hepatitis A and/or hepatitis B. Routine childhood vaccination recommendations were initiated for hepatitis A in 2005 and for hepatitis B in 1991. It's best to check with your healthcare provider to find out if vaccination against hepatitis A and/or hepatitis B is right for you.
Remember these facts about vaccine-preventable hepatitis*:
*Vaccine-preventable hepatitis includes hepatitis A and hepatitis B. Hepatitis C is not vaccine preventable.