Hepatitis B – America’s Silent Epidemic

Hep B United is a national coalition to address and eliminate hepatitis B, a serious liver infection that is the leading cause of liver cancer.  An estimated 2 million people in the United States are chronically infected with the hepatitis B virus.  Hep B United aims to meet this public health challenge by increasing hepatitis B awareness, testing, vaccination and treatment.

Announcements

2014 Congressional Viral Hepatitis Screening & Reception on National Hepatitis Testing Day – May 19th

Hep B United Commends Updated Viral Hepatitis Action Plan

Register Now for HBUs Webinar on Hepatitis B Data Collection and Management 

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Hep B United is an official partner of CDC’s Know Hepatitis B Campaign. Click the banner above to visit CDC’s campaign page. Read more about the partnership here.

CDC’s Know Hepatitis B Public Service Announcement


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Hep B United Newsletter


Click the image below to view the April issue of the HBU Newsletter

Latest News

Hep B United Hosting Their Second Summit in May 2014

HHS, DOJ, HUD, and VA Release a Three-Year Update of the Viral Hepatitis Action Plan

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issues a grade “B” recommendation for hepatitis B screening in high risk populations 

VIRAL HEPATITIS. ARE YOU AT RISK? Take this online assessment to see if you're at risk. http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/riskassessment/

It only takes a few minutes to find out if you should be tested or vaccinated for viral hepatitis. Click here.