Hepatitis Surveillance and Reporting

Surveillance is the ongoing and systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of health data for the purposes of planning, implementing and evaluating public health programs. The goals of viral hepatitis surveillance are to measure the burden of disease; determine risk factors; identify outbreaks; monitor trends; evaluate control measures, interventions and programs; and identify infected persons for medical referral, education and counseling.

Case Reports

Annual reports on the number of cases and rates per 100,000 population of hepatitis A, hepatitis B and hepatitis C by county and by age group can be found at Communicable Disease Annual Reports.

Case Definitions

Surveillance Guidelines

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