Statewide Update on Kentucky’s Hepatitis A (HAV) Outbreak

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Meeting Name: Statewide Update on Kentucky’s Hepatitis A (HAV) Outbreak

Meeting Date & Time: March 19, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:00 P.M. (EST) via Go-To-Webinar

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1:00 P.M.     Welcome and Introductions     Jeffrey D. Howard, Jr., MD Commissioner

1:10 P.M.     Overview of the HAV Outbreak

  • Epidemiology Updates

  • Reporting Requirements

  • High-Risk Populations

  • Vaccination Efforts

  • Laboratory Specimens

  • Public Messaging

  • Available Resources

Doug Thoroughman, PhD, MS
State Epidemiologist (Acting)
CDC Career Epidemiology Field

1:40 P.M.     Question and Answers     All Participants

2:00 P.M.     Adjourn     Doug Thoroughman


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