Who should get Hepatitis A vaccine?
If you fall into any of the following groups, you should consult with your health professional about getting vaccinated against HAV:

1.Men who have sex with men.
2.Users of street drugs (injecting and non-injecting).
3.Children, two years of age and older, who live in areas with historically increased rates of Hepatitis A (for information about these areas, contact your local health department). Uinta County is a moderately at risk area.
4.People who travel or work in any area of the world except the U.S., Canada, Western Europe, Japan, New Zealand, and Australia.
5.People with chronic liver disease, including Hepatitis C.
6.People working with live Hepatitis A virus.
7.People with clotting factor disorders, such as hemophilia.

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1. What is Hepatitis A?
2. How is HAV spread?
3. What are the symptoms of Hepatitis A?
4. How serious is Hepatitis A?
5. How can HAV infection be prevented?
6. Who should get Hepatitis A vaccine?
7. What if I don’t fit into any of these groups, but still want to be protected against HAV infection?
8. How can I protect myself against HAV when traveling?
9. How long does Hepatitis A vaccine protect you?
10. How safe is Hepatitis A vaccine? Does it have any side effects?
11. How effective is Hepatitis A vaccine?
12. How many shots are needed?