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Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator
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Communicable Disease Control and Prevention Division

Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator

Contact Information

Viral Hepatitis
Prevention Coordinator
Acute Communicable Disease Control Program
Department of Public Health
County of Los Angeles
313 N. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213)288-8669

Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator

Vision: Reduced viral hepatitis transmission, morbidity, and mortality in Los Angeles County.

Mission: Strengthen coordination of activities for prevention, control, and care of viral hepatitis within DPH and with partners.

1) Provide technical assistance to community-based organizations to integrate and improve hepatitis education, screening, and linkage to care services for at-risk individuals;
2) identify and engage community stakeholders in hepatitis prevention; and 3) facilitate DPH and Los Angeles County leadership on viral hepatitis prevention and control. 


Know Hepatitis B Campaign

CDC has launched the third phase of the Know Hepatitis B Campaign designed to promote Hepatitis B testing among Asian Americans. This is the first national multi-lingual communications campaign on hepatitis B among Asian Americans. While Asian Americans make up about 5% of the total U.S. population, they account for half of the 2.2 million Americans living with chronic hepatitis B. In fact, one in 12 Asian Americans has Hepatitis B.

New campaign resources, most available in multiple languages: 
* 30 and 60 second video PSAs. One video features a conversation between a daughter and her parents, with the daughter explaining why Asian Americans should be tested for Hepatitis B.  The other PSA provides key facts about hepatitis B.   If you have any questions about the campaign, please contact Sherry Chen at


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