A Harm Reduction Approach to Hepatitis A Outbreaks in the United States


Mike Selick
Hepatitis C Training and Policy Manager, National Harm Reduction Coalition

Alice Asher
RN, PhD, Panelist, Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Stephany Campos
MPA, Panelist, Homeless Health Care Los Angeles

Donald Davis
Panelist, Kentucky Harm Reduction Coalition

Michael E. Kilkenny
MD, MS, Panelist, Cabell-Huntington Health Department

Dominick V. Zurlo
PhD, Panelist, New Mexico Department of Health

Tara Stamos-Buesig
Panelist, Harm Reduction Coalition of San Diego County

Webinar abstract/description:

This webinar features Alice Asher, a Senior Service Fellow in the Office of Policy, Planning and Partnerships within CDCs National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention followed by a panel discussion featuring local providers who developed and implemented a local Harm Reduction response to Hepatitis A as outbreaks developed in their communities.


By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the current landscape of hepatitis A outbreaks across the U.S.;
  • Identify risk factors for people who inject drugs;
  • Talk to clients and participants about hepatitis A prevention and treatment;
  • Improve outreach efforts for people at risk of exposure to or living with hepatitis A