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One and Only Campaign: Safe Injection Practices Coalition

One and Only Campaign is a public health campaign, led by the CDC and the Safe Injection Practices Coalition (SIPC), to raise awareness among patients and healthcare providers about safe injection practices.  Unsafe injection practices and inadequate infection control procedures have led to outbreaks of hepatitis and bacterial infections nationwide, and this campaign aims to eliminate these outbreaks through education.

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New Data | Hep B Birth Dose Coverage by NYC Facility. NYC Dept of Health, 2015

July 6, 2015

Hepatitis B Birth Dose Coverage by NYC Facility, 2013 Hepatitis B Birth Dose Coverage by NYC Facility, 2012 Percent of infants who received hepatitis B vaccine within 3 days of birth by delivery facility, NYC. Published by the NYC Health Department, 2015. More info here. Hep Free NYC supports the Immunization Action Coalition’s National Hep … Continue reading New Data | Hep B Birth Dose Coverage by NYC Facility. NYC Dept of Health, 2015

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World Hepatitis Day 2015 NYC

July 2, 2015

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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