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
Contact: Edward Manchess
Alternate Contact: Pedro Briones

BronxCare Health System 

1281 Franklin Ave, Bronx, NY 10456 (1st Floor)
Phone: (347) 326-2075
Patient Navigator: Christina Boynes
Alternate Contact: Jarilee Alvarado

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

305 E 161st, Bronx, NY 10451
Phone: (646) 574-1510
Patient Navigator: Nicolette Fitzgibbons
Alternate Contact: Kiara Lora

Brooklyn

After Hours Project

1204 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11221
Phone: (718) 249-0755
Patient Navigator: Elena Rotov
*Accepts Hep C Antibody positive patients

Bed-Stuy Family Health Center

1456 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216
Phone: (347) 464-6630
Patient Navigator: Germaine Harry 
Alternate Contacts: Inger Ford or  Suzanne Robinson Davis

Brownsville Multi-Service Family Health Center

259 Bristol Street, Brooklyn, NY 11212
Phone: (718)345-5000
Patient Navigator: Yisha Johnson
Alternate Contacts: Alejandra Poma or  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: Harvey Diaz

Coney Island Hospital

2601 Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11235
Phone: (718) 616-3840
Contact: Shivon Mark

Family Services Network of New York, Inc

1766 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11207
Phone: (718) 495-9747 x6411
Patient Navigator: Jaylean Jones
Alternate Contact: Lance Morgan

*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

35 E Broadway 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10002
Phone: (212) 645-0875
Patient Navigator: Perla Romero, ext. 114
Alternate Contact: Arianne Watson, ext. 436

*Accepts Hep C Antibody positive patients

Apicha Community Health Center

400 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Phone: (646) 744-2591
Contact: Timothy Au

Bellevue Hospital Center: Hepatitis Clinic

462 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212)562-8484  or  (212)562-2339
Patient Navigator: Yacaris De Jesus
Patient Navigator: Angie Li

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: Harvey Diaz

Elmhurst Hospital

79-01 Broadway, Elmhurst NY 11373
Phone: (718) 334-4000
Patient Navigator: Joelle Bodeta

Staten Island

Community Health Action of Staten Island

2134 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10302
Phone: (718) 808-1824
Contact: Alejandra Ramirez or  Shanda Kearse

*Accepts Hep C Antibody positive patients

Last updated: May 5, 2022

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