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Perinatal Hepatitis B Program Manual: Local Health Department

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The Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program was established in 1991 to prevent hepatitis B transmission from pregnant women to their infants and household and sexual contacts. Prevention of perinatal hepatitis B transmission requires the coordinated transfer of information between prenatal care providers, laboratories, hospitals, primary care providers and the local/state health departments. 
 

General

Reporting

Contacts of HBsAg-positive Women

Infants of HBsAg-positive Women

Vaccine/HBIG Resources

Additional Resources