About Hepatitis B

Getting screened
for hepatitis B

  • You can find out if you have hepatitis B through a simple blood test.
  • Most people do not feel sick when they are infected.
    By the time they feel sick, it is often too late for treatment to be effective.
  • If you don't have hepatitis B, the best way to prevent hepatitis B infection
    is by getting vaccinated. Three shots of the hepatitis B vaccine are needed
    for lifelong protection from the hepatitis B virus.