SAVE THE DATE! Wednesday, July 25th is the 6th Annual National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD). This day provides an opportunity to promote Hepatitis C prevention, testing, and treatment messages to public health partners and the black community. NAAHCAD also provides a chance to discuss the importance of linkage to care, cure and integrating prevention opportunities. Many people at risk for acquiring hepatitis are often at risk for acquiring other infectious diseases such as HIV or STDs.

 

Activities organizations can engage in include:

  • Outreach & Testing Events – Testing and providing linkage to care
  • HCV Health Literacy – Workshops to educate the community; distribution of literature
  • Social Media Campaigns – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, other
  • Town Halls/Policy Intervention – Targeting policy-makers and legislators

Click to SIGN UP now and your organization will receive a NAAHCAD promotional package (75 organizations) which includes:

2 – NAAHCAD T-shirts
1 – CDC NAAHCAD “Hit The Streets Poster” – 18 x 24
100 – NAACHAD Palm Cards – 4 x 6
25 – CDC Hepatitis C Flyer – 8 ½ x 11
2 – NAACHAD Events Poster – 18 x 24

Spread the word using the hashtag #NAAHCAD.

SAVE THE DATE: HEP C University – See flyer here.

A one-stop shop event where people, primarily peers, can be updated on key topics in Hep C.

Wednesday July 25th 10am – 4pm.

Location: Salvation Army, 540 Lenox Ave ( btw 137th and 138th)
COPE is recruiting vendors (agencies who would like to table and/or test etc.).

For more information, Contact:
Gail Brown
Policy Director, COPE (Coalition for Positive Health Empowerment)
(917) 873-4071
gbrown.cope@gmail.com

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