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S.F. Health Officials Ramp Up Efforts to Vaccinate Homeless Residents Against Hepatitis A

Mission Local

As Hepatitis A outbreaks have appeared among homeless residents elsewhere in the state, San Francisco is ramping up efforts to prevent an outbreak here offering free vaccines to the homeless as well as stepped up efforts this month that will include pop-up clinics and more outreach in the camps.

Jesse Ballinger-Wydle, a homeless veteran living in the South of Market area, said he was unaware of the outbreak until health department workers stopped by his corner last week.

Read the story at Mission Local.