On September 26, 2018, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health held a conference call with Local Boards of Health to address the ongoing outbreak of hepatitis A.
Below is a list of clinical resources to support standing up vaccination clinics and 2 posters.
The Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences has a website with hepatitis A resources which you may find by clicking the following link: https://www.mass.gov/hepatitis-a.
The phone number for the Vaccine Unit is 617-983-6828.
To speak with an Epidemiologist 24/7, call 617-983-6800.
Hepatitis a resources:
Hepatitis A VIS (other languages available at: http://www.immunize.org/vis/vis_hepatitis_a.asp)
Hepatitis A vaccination Standing orders (from Immunization Action Coalition) (http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p3077.pdf)
Emergency Treatment Standing Orders (for Immunization Action Coalition) (http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p3082.pdf)
MDPH Clinic Operations Guidelines (https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2017/01/po/clinic-guidelines.pdf)
Clinic Vaccine Administration Record (from MDPH) (https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2016/07/vd/record-vaccine-admin.pdf)
MIIS Fact Sheet (from MDPH) (https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2016/07/qx/miis-parents-patients.pdf)
HAVRIX, Package Insert (https://www.fda.gov/downloads/biologicsbloodvaccines/vaccines/approvedproducts/ucm224555.pdf)
VAQTA, Package Insert (https://www.fda.gov/downloads/biologicsbloodvaccines/vaccines/approvedproducts/ucm110049.pdf)