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Hepatitis A Vaccine Offered to At-Risk Population in Nashville

7/30/2018

The Metro Public Health Department is responding to a hepatitis A outbreak in Nashville.  Free hepatitis A vaccine is offered to the following three at-risk groups. 

According to the CDC those at greatest risk of exposure to hepatitis A in the current outbreak include:

  • People who use drugs (not just injection drug use)
  • Men who have sexual contact with men
  • Individuals experiencing homelessness

MPHD Health Centers offering hepatitis A: 

MPHD operates three health centers open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday:

  • East Health Center, 1015 East Trinity Lane
  • Lentz Health Center, 2500 Charlotte Ave.
  • Woodbine Health Center, 224 Oriel Ave 

Neighborhood Health Clinics offering hepatitis A:

An agreement with Neighborhood Health has been established to provide hepatitis A vaccine to those in the three at-risk groups. Neighborhood Health locations and hours of operation are as follows:

  •          Downtown Clinic, 526 8th Avenue South (adjacent to the Room in the Inn campus)

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

  • Madison Clinic, 601 W. Due West Avenue

8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday

  • My House Clinic, 442 Metroplex Dr. Building D, Suite 200

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday

  • Cayce Clinic, 617 South 8th St.

7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

  • Cleveland Park Medical & Dental Clinic, 1223 Dickerson Pike

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

  • Eastside Medical & Dental Clinic, 905 Main St.

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

  • Napier Medical & Dental Clinic, 107 Charles E. Davis Blvd.

7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Walk-ins are welcome.  Appointments can be made with Neighborhood Health by calling (615) 227-3000.

MPHD continues to receive additional doses of hepatitis A vaccine from TDH and more vaccine is available as needed.