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Check Hep C Patient Navigation Program

Check Hep C New York CityThe goal of the Check Hep C Patient Navigation Program is to link NYC residents living with hepatitis C (Hep C) to medical care. Patient Navigators support patients to complete Hep C medical evaluation and successful Hep C treatment, prevent re-infection, and maintain liver health after treatment. This program is funded by New York City Council and private institutions, and is administered by the NYC Health Department.

  • For general information about Check Hep C, contact hep@health.nyc.gov.
  • To enroll or refer a patient, please see site-specific contact information below.
  • To find more Hep C-related services in NYC, visit Find Testing & Care.

PROGRAM SERVICES

Check Hep C Patient Navigators provide the following services at no cost to the patient: Hep C health promotion, referrals to supportive services, linkage to Hep C medical care, accompaniment to or reminders for medical appointments, alcohol and drug counseling, case conferencing, treatment readiness and adherence support, and medication access support.

To be eligible, patients must reside in NYC and have a positive hepatitis C RNA test result.
Note: Hep C Antibody positive patients not tested for Hep C RNA are accepted at select syringe exchange programs.

PROGRAM SITES & CONTACT

To enroll in the program, refer a patient or for more information, contact:

The Bronx

BOOM!Health

226 E 144th St, Bronx, NY 10451

Phone: (917) 232-5213 or (718) 292-7718 x483

Patient Navigator: Rahel Yosief

Alternate contact: Eryn Pauldo

BronxCare Health System 

1281 Franklin Ave, Bronx, NY 10456 (1st Floor)

Phone: (347) 326-2075

Patient Navigator: Peter Moran

Alternate Contact: Christina Boynes

Community Health Care Network – Bronx Health Center

975 Kelly Street, Bronx, NY 10459 (2nd Floor)

Phone: (718) 320-4466

Patient Navigator: Fernando Valerio

Montefiore: Comprehensive Health Care Center

3514 Dekalb Avenue, Bronx, NY

Phone: (646) 628-1930

Patient Navigator: Nicolette Fitzgibbons

Alt Contact: Sheila Reynoso

Brooklyn

After Hours Project

1204 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11221

Phone: (718) 249-0755

Contact: Hector Quinones
*Accepts Hep C Antibody positive patients

Bed-Stuy Family Health Center

1456 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216

Phone: (347) 464-6630

Patient Navigator: Lucy Vega

Brownsville Multi-Service Family Health Center

259 Bristol Street, Brooklyn, NY 11212

Phone: (929) 434-0578

Patient Navigator: Makeda Bryan

Alternate Contact: Hildegarde Reimers

Community Healthcare Network – CABS Health Center

94-98 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11206

Phone: (718) 388-0390

Patient Navigator: Fernando Valerio

Alternate Contact: Carlos Checa

Coney Island Hospital

2601 Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11235

Phone: (718) 616-3840

Patient Navigator: Marina Karapetyan

Family Services Network of New York, Inc

1766 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11207

Phone: (718) 495-9747 x6411

Patient Navigator: Jaylean Jones

*Accepts Hep C Antibody positive patients

Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center

585 Schenectady Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203-11891

Phone: (718) 363-6911

Patient Navigator: Debra Stewart

Kings County Hospital

451 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203

Phone: (718) 245-2008

Patient Navigator: Yaswantee Misir

Manhattan

Alliance LES Harm Reduction Center

25 Allen Street, New York, NY 10002

Phone: (212) 226-6333

Patient Navigator: Perla Romero, ext. 114

Alternate Contact: Anabelle Soto, ext. 125

*Accepts Hep C Antibody positive patients

Apicha Community Health Center

400 Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Phone: (346) 663-7608

Patient Navigator: Kyle Hwang

Bellevue Hospital Center: Hepatitis Clinic

462 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10016

Phone: (718) 502-7195 x8484

Patient Navigator: Luisa Martelo and Yacaris De Jesus

Supervisor: Ellie Carmody

Praxis Housing Initiatives

Transitional Housing locations (must be HIV co-infected)

Phone: (212) 293-8404

Patient Navigator: Gil Cerpa

*Accepts Hep C Antibody positive patients

Queens

Community Healthcare Network – Family Health Center

90-04 161st Street, Jamaica, NY 11432

Phone: (718) 523-2123

Patient Navigator: Fernando Valerio

Alternate Contact: Carlos Checa

Elmhurst Hospital

79-01 Broadway, Elmhurst NY 11373

Phone: (718) 396-6957

Patient Navigator: Daniela Sanclemente

Staten Island

Community Health Action of Staten Island

2134 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10302

Phone: (718) 808-1824

Contact: Shanda Kearse

*Accepts Hep C Antibody positive patients

Last updated: August 28, 2019

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