ODH Reports Increase In Cases Of Hepatitis A

Apr 27, 2018


The Ohio Department of Health is recommending people with certain risk factors receive a hepatitis A vaccine as the number of cases rise statewide. 

There are 47 reported cases in Ohio this year, compared with five during the same period last year. Department epidemiologist Sietske De-Sijter is urging members of high-risk groups to get vaccinated.

De-sijter says most people who get Hepatitis A recover after a few weeks or months .