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HEPATITIS B RESOURCES

For information about Hepatitis B in your community, please contact your local health department

PROGRAMS IN CALIFORNIA:

If your community has a model program, we want to know about it and share it with others through this web based Resource Center. Please send information to our webmaster. A representative from the Resource Center will be in contact with you.

STATE PROJECT COORDINATOR

If you need any help concerning immunizations, you can contact the California State Project Coordinator:

Natalie Smith

510-540-2085

CALIFORNIA NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

American Liver Foundation
Northern California, San Francisco
415-248-1060
www.liverfoundation.org

American Liver Foundation
Greater Los Angeles
310-670-4624
www.liver411.com

American Liver Foundation
Southern California, San Diego
619-291-5483

Hepatitis Foundation International
West Coast Office
800-891-0707
949-654-4250
www.hepfi.org
www.hepatitisrccca.info

Hepatitis C Support Project
Information available on Hepatititis B
www.hcvadvocate.org

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Hepatitis B Foundation
215-489-4900
www.hepb.org
Note: also includes Chinese and Korean language chapters

Centers for Disease Control, Hepatitis Branch
1-888-443-7232
www.cdc.gov/hepatitis

American Liver Foundation
1-800-GOLIVER
www.liverfoundation.org

Hepatitis Foundation International
1-800-891-0707
www.hepfi.org

HIV and Hepatitis
www.hivandhepatitis.com

Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases (PKIDS)
1-877-55-PKIDS
www.pkids.org

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
1-888-644-6226
www.nccam.nih.gov

IMMUNIZATION GENERAL INFORMATION

Immunization Action Coalition -- is an excellent web site for all types of resources on immunization. Resources include, but not limited to educational videos, handout materials, and news. http://immunize.org/resources/nonprofit.htm]

FDA Approval for a Combined Hepatitis A and B Vaccine called Twinrix, manufactured and distributed by GlaxoSmithKline. www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5037a4.htm

Keep Kids Healthy
http://www.keepkidshealthy.com/welcome/immunizations/hepa.html

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Immunization Program. www.cdc.gov/publications.htm

OTHER INFORMATION

Hepatitis Glossary (CDC)

Library of the National Medical Society

Hepatitis B Virus Page

MEDLINE Plus Health Information

PKIDS Pediatric Hepatitis Report (530 pages)

www.pkids.org to download or call to purchase 360-695-0293

BOOKSTORE

Hepatitis B: The Hunt for a Killer Virus
By Baruch S. Blumberg, M.D., PhD

First Year: Hepatitis B
By William F. Green

Living with Hepatitis B: A Survivor’s Guide
By Gregory Everson, M.D.

© 2003 California Hepatitis Resource Center