What is Hepatitis C?
Hepatitis C (HCV) is a contagious disease caused by a virus that lives in human blood. HCV affects the liver.
For more information visit: HCV Advocate
Should I be tested for HCV?
You may be at risk for Hepatitis C if you:
- Injected drugs - even if it was once or twice a long time ago
- Received a blood transfusion or organ transplant before 1992
- Had a sexual partner who has HCV
- Shared needles for tattooing or piercing
- Were told your mother had HCV before you were born
- Have HIV infection
HAVE RISK FOR HEPATITIS C? DON'T HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE?
PHMDC Offers free hepatitis c testing for people with risk and no insurance at hiv test clinics.
Public Health Walk-In HIV Testing
2705 E. Washington Ave. (second floor)
- Monday, 12 - 3 p.m.
- Wednesday, 3 - 6 p.m.
- Friday, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Call (608) 243-0411 for information or to schedule testing outside these hours.
Resources: HCV Advocate