This page offers information and resources for providers about hepatitis C surveillance, reporting, and who should be tested.
People can live with hepatitis C virus for many years without symptoms, and it’s possible to transmit the virus to others while asymptomatic. The virus is primarily transmitted through blood-to-blood contact, but sexual transmission is also possible.
The hepatitis B virus is spread when blood, semen, or other body fluids from an infected person enters the body of someone who is not infected.
This page offers information and resources for providers about hepatitis A vaccination and actions requested.
The hepatitis A virus is spread when someone ingests the virus during close, person-to-person contact or when someone eats or drinks something that is contaminated with hepatitis A virus.
Syringe Service Programs (SSPs) are effective community-based interventions that can prevent infectious diseases, link clients to treatment for substance use disorders, and can reduce overdose deaths among people who inject drugs. They do not increase illegal drug use or crime. Read more about SSPs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Consistent and correct use of condoms reduces the risk of STDs and HIV transmission. Your personal supply of free condoms are available at 28 locations throughout Vermont.