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Brooklyn Hep C Town hall: What does NYS need to do to end hep C?

December 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST

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YOU’RE INVITED – Hep C Elimination Community Consultation: What does NY State need to do to end hep C?

You’re on the front lines of viral hep care in NYC – and we need your expertise if NY State is going to live up to the Governor’s promise to end the hep C epidemic. Please join us next Thurs, Dec. 12th, 11AM at Housing Works for the third in a series of community meetings to provide input to the elimination planning process.

Following meetings in the Bronx and Manhattan, this meeting will focus on Brooklyn community members, peers and providers. Below please find an invitation to the event for you, and to share with your clients. Please RSVP via email to help us get a head-count for food.

BROOKLYN COMMUNITY LISTENING SESSION:

  • What does New York State need to do to end hep C?
  • What does the Governor’s promise to eliminate hep C as a public health threat mean for Brooklyn?
  • How do we make sure State funding goes to people who need it most?
  • How do we build community power to make sure viral hepatitis programs meet our needs?

JOIN US TO TALK ABOUT:

  • Barriers you and your clients have faced getting care
  • Wait times to begin treatment after being diagnosed with hep C
  • Changes you’d make to make it easier to start treatment
  • NY’s plans to end the hep C and hep B epidemics

This event is free and open to the public. Food and refreshments will be served, and round trip Metrocards will be made available for folks who need them.

WHAT: Hepatitis C Elimination Community Meeting and Consultation
WHEN: December 12, 11AM – 1PM
WHERE: Housing Works, 120 Lawrence Street, 2nd Floor, Large Conference Room, Brooklyn, NY 11201

DIRECTIONS BY TRAIN:

A/C/F/ to Jay Street/MetroTech
R to Jay Street/MetroTech
4/5 to Borough Hall

DIRECTIONS BY BUS:

B57/B62/B67 to Jay Street/Fulton St

Please RSVP via email to annette.gaudino@treatmentactiongroup.org

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Date:
December 12, 2019
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
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