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