National Hepatitis Testing Day 2021 Proclamation
Dear Colleague Letter | Universal Hep C Screening is Recommended for Pregnant People (NYC Health Dept)Featured, Guidelines, News, Publications
In 2020, the USPSTF and the CDC recommended universal screening for Hep C during each pregnancy. Children who have been exposed to Hep C perinatally should be tested.
Join us for our 9th annual Hep Free NYC Awareness Event: #HepFreeNYC Twitter Chat May 11 @1PM Commemorating May Hepatitis Awareness Month, National Hepatitis Testing Day and Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day. An opportunity to showcase your work, accomplishments, and amplify...
Hep Free NYC Advocacy Committee – Quarterly Meeting Highlights Via Zoom webinar – March 10, 2021 (3 – 5 PM)
Position: Hepatitis C Care Coordinator Start Date- May 3, 2021 Application Deadline- April 12, 2021 Salary- Starting salary $50,000 *Must be able to travel to multiple clinics in various locations in New York City throughout the week. This is a full-time position with benefits. D...
CDC ACIP is undergoing an analysis of evidence and rationale to determine if they should make a recommendation for universal adult hep B vaccination. The decision is important in efforts to increase adult hep B immunization rates. Submit both written and oral public comments fo...
Your email will ensure Council is aware Viral Hepatitis Initiative funding is critical to the communities at risk for Hep B and C in NYC, who have also been hit hardest by the global coronavirus pandemic.
Advocacy Alert | Submit written or oral comments about Viral Hepatitis Initiative at the NYC Council Health Committee HearingAdvocacy
Submit written testimony or testify via Zoom at the March 15 New York City Council Health Committee Hearing on the Mayor’s Preliminary Budget. Register to testify at least 24 hours before the hearing.
NYC Health Department Form to Self-Certify Medical Condition for COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility (including Liver Disease)News
New York State has expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to people with certain medical conditions, which includes liver disease (such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C, cirrhosis or other liver disease).
The NYC Department of Health has noted a recent increase in reports of hepatitis A among people who use drugs, are homeless or unstably housed, or are in methadone programs in NYC. Hep A can lead to severe illness and death, particularly in people with underlying health condition...