Last Modified: September 20, 2019

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
  • 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.


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.


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

The Bronx

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


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


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


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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