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

Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center: Family Wellness Center
1281 Franklin Ave, Bronx, NY 10456 (1st Floor)
Phone: (347) 326-2075
Patient Navigator: Carisma Richmond
Alternate Contact: Courtney Dower

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
Phones: (646) 628-1930
Contact: Sheila Reynoso

Brooklyn

After Hours Project
1204 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11221
Phone: (718) 249-0755
Patient Navigator: Maxine McGrady
*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

Kings County Hospital
451 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203
Phone: (718) 245-2008
Patient Navigator: Yaswantee Misir

Manhattan

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

Harlem United
169 W 133rd Street, New York, NY 10030
Phone: (646) 762-4950
Patient Navigators: Cinthia Castro and Stacy Irozuru

Lower East Side Harm Reduction Center
25 Allen Street, New York, NY 10002
Phone: (212) 226-6333, (212) 343-8005
Patient Navigator: Perla Romero
Alternate Contact: Noah Heau (212) 226-6333 x119
*Accepts Hep C Antibody positive patients

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

Staten Island

Community Health Action of Staten Island
2134 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10302
Phone: (718) 808-1824
Patient Navigators: Star Benitez 
*Accepts Hep C Antibody positive patients

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