Free Hepatitis B Vaccine A3 poster
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Free Hepatitis B Vaccine A3 poster promoting the free hep B vaccine program
The High Risk Hepatitis B Immunisation Program is a State Government supported program that provides free hepatitis B vaccine for groups who are at increased risk of developing hepatitis B.
The following susceptible people can receive a free vaccine through this state supported Program. A blood test to determine hepatitis B status will be required before starting the vaccination course in individuals over 15 years of age:
For those eligible to receive free vaccines, contact your doctor or community health centre to arrange an appointment.
For further information on vaccine providers, see the Immunisation services page.
Pre vaccination screening to determine the hepatitis B status of individuals considered high risk to hepatitis B infection is required prior to commencing the course of hepatitis B immunisation.
When requesting serology, the doctor must write the following on the request form “? chronic hepatitis B” for hepatitis B testing to be Medicare rebatable.