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Hepatitis B Resources for Prenatal and Primary Care Providers


Primary and prenatal care providers should:

  • Test all pregnant women for HBsAg
  • Report HBsAg positive women
  • Vaccinate the unprotected
  • Inform, advise, and provide follow-up care for HBsAg positive pregnant women

For more information, refer to Preventing Perinatal Hepatitis B - Guidelines for Prenatal Care Providers.


Referring HBsAg-Positive Women to the Public Health Department's Perinatal Hepatitis B Program

Primary and prenatal care providers should also report pregnant women who test positive for HBsAg. To refer an HBsAg-positive pregnant or post-partum woman to the Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program, please complete and fax the following form to (408) 792-1304: Program Referral Form.


Other Resources for Hepatitis B Prevention and Reporting

Last updated: 10/16/2019 9:05 AM