NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Public Health Department 2021 Holiday Hours  November 1, 2021
Listing of the limited services available during the Public Health Department Holiday Schedule. 


Provider Alert- Management of Perinatally Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)-Exposed Infants  November 23, 2021
Hepatitis B is an infectious liver disease. The infection can be acute or chronic. Chronic infections can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer, and premature death. According to the CDC, though usually asymptomatic, most infants (90%) who are infected with HBV will develop chronic infection and 25% will die prematurely from liver cancer or cirrhosis.