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HEPATITIS C

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