Free HepB screening on Saturday
HepB screening and vaccination will take place next Saturday April 14, 2012 from 9 – 12 noon at the Chinatown Public Health Center on 1490 Mason St (X Street Broadway). Screening is free and vaccination is $10.
For both events above: No fasting or appointments are necessary. Just drop by on this or the next Saturday between 9 am to Noon. It generally takes about <30 minutes.
These events are conducted by the UCSF Medical and Pharmacy school students and UC Berkeley students from the San Francisco HepB Collaborative, which is part of the citywide San Francisco Hep B Free Campaign.
Asian groups are at high risks for HepB. Many may not know that they have been exposed to HepB and are chronic carriers of the virus until liver complications occur later in life. So preventive and screening efforts are very important in high risk Asian communities.
For the HepB event flyer in different languages for posting, please go to http://apasa.ucsf.edu/APASA/12464-DSY.html
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