Helpful information about Hepatitis A

As you may know, San Diego is currently experiencing a severe outbreak of Hepatitis A. While this is not an issue at any of our schools, it is important to be aware and understand what can be done to prevent its spread. Nursing and Wellness has created a Fact Sheet (English) (Spanish) with information about the virus, how its spread and prevention tips. Aside from vaccination, washing hands thoroughly is the best prevention for Hep A, and is also helpful in preventing the spread of the flu, common colds and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). 

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