It's Just A Little Prick ...


Picture of men - text says, it's just a little prick, get a hepatitis A vaccine.

Get your hepatitis A vaccine today!

To find out where, call 877-462-2911 (English and Spanish).



Hepatitis A is on the rise among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men who are not vaccinated. A safe and effective vaccine prevents hepatitis A.

What is hepatitis A?
  • Hepatitis A is a virus that can damage the liver.
How does it spread?
  • Sexual contact with feces of someone who has hepatitis A (rimming, etc.).
  • Food or water contaminated by feces.
What are the symptoms?
  • Jaundice (yellow skin or eyes).
  • Fatigue.
  • Severe stomach pain.
  • Nausea.
  • Diarrhea.
How can I protect myself?
  • If you are a man who has sex with men, get vaccinated for hepatitis A.
  • If you think you may have hepatitis A, your doctor can check with a blood test.

"Just A Little Prick" campaign text and image reproduced with permission from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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