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For Public Comment: Recommendations for the Identification of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Chronic Infection among Persons Born 1945 – 1965

Recommendations for the Identification of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Chronic Infection among Persons Born during 1945 through 1965 has been released for public comment.

The document is located at: www.regulations.gov. Search for Docket ID: CDC_2012_0005. This page will provide you with the opportunity to view the Federal Register Notice of the posting of this draft, as well as the actual recommendations. Comments on the recommendations can be submitted through a link on the page for the notice. It is important for the CDC to hear your feedback!

These recommendations will be available for public comment from May 22, 2012 through June 8, 2012. Feel free to share the information of the public comment period with colleagues and others who may be interested.

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Worldwide 400 million people are living with hepatitis B or C. Every year 1.4 million people die from viral hepatitis and yet all of these deaths could be prevented. With better awareness and understanding of how we can prevent hepatitis we can eliminate this disease and save 4,000 lives a day.  Events happening in NYC: … Continue reading World Hepatitis Day 2015 NYC

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FAQ: Covering the Cost of Hep C Meds

June 25, 2015

How Can I Cover the Cost of My Hep C Medical Care and Treatment? Hep C medical care and treatment is covered under Medicaid, Medicare and private insurance for many patients. Seeing a medical provider experienced in treatment advocacy can help get the medications covered more quickly. Find health insurance through the NY Marketplace here How Can I … Continue reading FAQ: Covering the Cost of Hep C Meds

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Urge Your House Representative To Support Increased Viral Hepatitis Funding! (NVHR)

June 24, 2015

On Wednesday, June 17, 2015, the House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee will vote on its recommendations for the Fiscal Year 2016 appropriations bill. Included in this vote will be funding levels for the Division of Viral Hepatitis (DVH) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). President Obama has … Continue reading Urge Your House Representative To Support Increased Viral Hepatitis Funding! (NVHR)

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CDC | National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD & TB Prevention Strategic Plan through 2020

June 6, 2015

Dear Colleague: I am delighted to present the new National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention: Strategic Plan through 2020. This Plan updates the Center’s current strategic plan and serves as a blueprint for achieving our vision of a future free of HIV, viral hepatitis, STDs, and TB. It will guide activities … Continue reading CDC | National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD & TB Prevention Strategic Plan through 2020

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Hep C Peer Navigator Story: Ana Faro

May 26, 2015

Ana Faro is a peer navigator for the AIDS Center of Queens County (ACQC) and is involved in the IDUHA Hep C Peer Navigation Program. She is passionate about making Hep C a priority and ensuring quality services are provided to people with a history of drug use. Ana became motivated in this work after a series … Continue reading Hep C Peer Navigator Story: Ana Faro

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Send message to Congress: Syringe Exchange prevents Hep C. End the Federal Ban!

May 10, 2015

Year after year, Congress chooses to maintain a ban on the use of federal money for local syringe exchange programs. Syringe exchange programs are a proven and cost-efficient strategy to reduce new HIV and Hep C infections among people who inject drugs. We know syringe exchange programs work. It’s time to end the ban.

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