• Hepatitis Recommendations and Requirements

    All counties are recommended for Hepatitis A immunization.

    • All students in pre-k and child care facilities are required to have Hepatitis A immunizations in all counties.
    • Students in kindergarten through third grade in the 40 counties highlighted in green are required to Hepatitis A immunizations

    El Paso county requires Hepatitis A vaccine for school entry.

    The following table is a brief reference guide for the administration of hepatitis A vaccine.

    Route of Administration

    • Intramuscular (IM)

    Vaccine Schedule in Months

    • 0 = first dose
      6 - 12 months later = second dose
    • 0 represents the initial dose; subsequent numbers represent months after the initial dose

    Dosage

    • 0.5 mL (Pediatric Formulation)

    Number of doses in series

    • 2 (two)

    Side Effects and Adverse Events

    • Local Reactions: soreness and redness at injection site; headache; malaise. At this time, over 65 million doses of hepatitis A vaccine have been administered, and no serious adverse events have been reported.

     

    Additional information on vaccine storage, route of administration, vaccination schedule, dosage, vaccine efficacy, side effects, and adverse events is available in the CDC document Prevention of Hepatitis A Through Active or Passive Immunization: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).

     Escontrias Elementary School
    205 Buford
    915-937-4105
    Montana Vista Community Center
    14664 Gregg
    915-857-1567
    Montana Vista Kellogg Education Center
    14674 Gregg
    915-857-2638
    Montwood Wellness Center
    11950 Bob Mitchell
    915-856-5760
    O'Shea Kelleher Elementary
    1800 Leroy Bonse
    915-937-7208
    Pro-Action
    222 S. Campbell
    915-533-3414
    San Juan Clinic
    6292 Trowbridge
    915-778-2072
    Socorro Kellogg Education Center
    313 Rio Vista #27
    915-859-0817
    Tigua Health Center
    7862 San Jose Rd.
    915-591-2050
    Ysleta Health Center
    110 Candelaria
    915-859-7141
    Child Wellness Center
    12583 Darrington Road
    915-852-1380
    Escontrias Elementary School
    205 Buford
    915-937-4105
    La Clinica Guadalupana
    901 Ascencion Rd.
    915-852-3328
    Centro Comunitario de Sparks
    12899 Sparks
    915-852-9542  

    Immunization Clinics:
    For a complete listing of El Paso clinics, visit pro-action.us.