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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Vote! For Vivian Huang, MD as EqualiTalks speaker @ 8th Annual Asian American Community Development Conference

August 29, 2015

NYC Hep B advocate and Charles B Wang Community Health Center medical provider Vivian Huang, MD, is a nominee to be an Inaugural EqualiTalks Speaker @ the 8th Annual Asian American Community Development Conference! Learn more, and Vote here: Vote for Vivian!  Inaugural EqualiTalks Speaker Nominees @ the 8th Annual Asian American Community Development Conference

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Policy Fact Sheet | Prescriber Prevails & Hep C

August 25, 2015

The expansion of Prescriber Prevails policy would allow Medicaid patients to obtain anti-viral drugs for Hep C as medicated without insurance restrictions. Read on about the bill, Governor Cuomo’s veto and how you can support this legislation. Background “Prescriber Prevails” refers to a provision in New York State Medicaid law that gives doctors the final … Continue reading Policy Fact Sheet | Prescriber Prevails & Hep C

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Comment! Concept Papers for New Employment & Education Services (HRA)

August 3, 2015

The New York City Human Resources Administration is proud to announce the release of four concept papers (CareerCompass, CareerBridge, CareerAdvance, and YouthPathways) detailing a new vision for employment and education services. See http://www1.nyc.gov/site/hra/business/concept-papers.page for the concept papers. The public comment period for concept papers will be open until September 18, 2015. We encourage written feedback … Continue reading Comment! Concept Papers for New Employment & Education Services (HRA)

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3rd National African American Hep C Action Day | July 25, 2015

July 23, 2015

On July 25, 2013, the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA), in partnership with HARM Reduction Coalition and the Coalition on Positive Health Empowerment (C.O.P.E.), launched the First Annual African American Hepatitis C Action Day, a community mobilization initiative aimed at reducing the high incidence of HCV infection in black communities by drawing … Continue reading 3rd National African American Hep C Action Day | July 25, 2015

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Letter to Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services on Recommendations for Action for Viral Hep

July 15, 2015

The Hepatitis Appropriations Partnership (HAP), Hep B United, and National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) Letter to Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Sylvia Burwell (2014) See Letter: HAP HBU NVHR Letter to Secretary Burwell

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

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