Hepatitis A Virus

Timely public health follow-up is required for cases of acute Hepatitis A including post-exposure prophylaxis (immunoprophylaxis) – Administration of hepatitis A vaccine and/or immune globulin (Ig) as soon as possible after a known exposure to an individual with confirmed acute HAV infection. If reporting a new acute HAV, complete the BCCDC ‘Acute Hepatitis A Follow-up Form.  

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Communicable Disease Control Manual


Follow Up Required

Report to: Office of the Chief Medical Health Officer



Includes clinical or practice updates/changes regarding the disease for the past six months. These updates may not have been noted in the SOPs or guidelines. Any updates older than six months will be archived on this page.