Acute Communicable
Disease Control

Contact Information
County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health
Acute Communicable Disease Control
313 N. Figueroa Street, #212
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 240-7941
Fax: (213) 482-4856

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Hepatitis A Infection Prevention and Control

While vaccination is the best method to prevent infection with the hepatitis A virus, it is also important to clean contaminated surfaces as well as properly wash hands.Button for vaccination clinics

Hepatitis A Cleaning Methods:
Effective Disinfectants and Steps to Clean Spills of Vomit and Feces

The hepatitis A virus is usually transmitted through the fecal-oral route, either through person-to-person contact or through eating contaminated food or water. To prevent the spread of hepatitis A, surfaces that can be contaminated and are frequently touched should be cleaned and sanitized. In addition, spills of vomit and feces should be properly cleaned. Information is provided in the flyer below:


Information and resources on effective handwashing are available below:
ACDC: Handwashing Information and Materials
CDC: Handwashing: Clean Hands Save Lives

Public Health has made reasonable efforts to provide accurate translation. However, no computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace traditional translation methods. If questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.
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