Kermit ISD nursing staff administer
to staff members.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, Hepatitis B is a serious disease caused by a virus that attacks the liver. The virus, which is called hepatitis B virus (HBV), can cause lifelong infection, cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver, liver cancer, liver failure, and death.
Hepatitis B vaccine is available for all age groups to prevent HBV infection.
KISD offers Hepatitis-B vaccines to at-risk employees.