Free testing for Hepatitis A, B, and C on May 18 | Health
Pinellas County, Florida -- On May 18 the Pinellas County Health Department is offering free testing for Hepatitis A, B, and C at all of its health centers.
"Hepatitis" means an inflammation of the liver. Viral hepatitis is leading cause of liver cancer and the most common reason for liver transplantation.
Vaccines for Hepatitis A and B are available through the county health department's STD clinics. There is no vaccine for Hepatitis C.
Hours for testing on May 18, for adults only, are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the following locations:
St. Petersburg Center
205 Dr. M. L. King Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 - (727) 824-6900
310 North Myrtle Avenue
Clearwater, FL 33755 - (727) 469-5800
Pinellas Park Center
6350 76th Avenue North
Pinellas Park, FL 33781 - (727) 547-7780
12420 130th Avenue North
Largo, FL 33774 - (727) 588-4040
Mid-County Health Center
8751 Ulmerton Rd.
Largo, FL 33771 - (727) 524-4410
Tarpon Springs Center
301 South Disston Avenue
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 - (727) 942-5457
For more information about Hepatitis, go to the Pinellas County Health Department's Hepatitis Program page.
For information about the Pinellas County Health Department and its services, go to www.pinellashealth.com.