News

Hep Free NYC Awareness Event on the Steps of City Hall

March 29, 2017

Wednesday May 10, 2016 11 AM-12 PM Steps of City Hall, NYC (located in City Hall Park) Join us to commemorate May Hepatitis Awareness Month, National Hepatitis Testing Day and Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day. Raise awareness for testing, access and treatment! The theme this year is “Stand Up And Help End Hep” Bring posters and your organization’s banners! Invite … Continue reading Hep Free NYC Awareness Event on the Steps of City Hall

 

Hep C Outreach, Prevention and Education (HOPE) Intern Program

February 10, 2017

The HOPE intern program is a network of college students working to prevent drug addiction and Hep C among youth.

 

NYS Hepatitis C Elimination Summit

February 8, 2017

On February 7, 2017, government representatives; medical providers; harm reduction and social service providers; and community advocates came together in Albany for the nation’s first Hep C Elimination Summit.

 

Join the Hep Free NYC Public Education Committee!

January 6, 2017

Committee members educate the public about Hepatitis through presentations, tabling at health fairs, and distribution of resources throughout at-risk communities.

 

2016 World AIDS Day – HIV/Hep C Coinfection in NYC 

December 1, 2016

HIV and Hep C Co-infection in NYC Data Almost 12,000 people are living with HIV and Hep C in NYC and more than half have a history of injection drug use. Curing Hep C in HIV/Hep C co-infected persons leads to better health, less premature death and prevents transmission to others. 79% of co-infected New … Continue reading 2016 World AIDS Day – HIV/Hep C Coinfection in NYC 

 

NYS ADAP Includes New Hep C meds on Formulary

November 28, 2016

NYS ADAP will be offering access to new Hep C meds, including Zepatier, Viekira pak, Viekira XR, and Daklinza.

 

Report | State Medicaid Programs Illegally Restrict Access To Hep C Meds

November 23, 2016

Most states continue to impose discriminatory Hep C medication coverage restrictions in opposition to guidance from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and AASLD.

 

Project INSPIRE: NYC Hep C Care Coordination Program

October 28, 2016

Project INSPIRE is a comprehensive hepatitis C care coordination program in NYC, now enrolling until February 2017.

 

NYS Medicaid Adds Epclusa and Viekira XR to Preferred Hep C Med List

October 27, 2016

The NYS Medicaid Drug Utilization Review Board met on September 15, 2016 and added Epclusa (GT 2 and 3) and Viekira XR to the preferred prescription medication list.

 

NYS DOH Hep C Comprehensive Care Programs

October 21, 2016

Several programs in NYC offer HepCap, which covers the cost of Hep C medical care for eligible patients.

 

Check Hep C Patient Navigation Program

October 18, 2016

The goal of the Check Hep C Patient Navigation Program is to link NYC residents living with Hep C to medical care.

 

Check Hep B Patient Navigation Program

The goal of the Check Hep B Patient Navigation Program (Check Hep B) is to link New York City residents living with Hep B to medical care.

 
Check Hep B Logo

NYC Hep C Peer Navigation Program

The goal of the NYC Hep C Peer Navigation Program is to prevent new Hep C infections and navigate NYC residents at risk for Hep C through testing and medical care.

 

NYC Health Dept facilitates new Hep C medication contract for Rikers

October 14, 2016

The NYC Health Dept Viral Hepatitis Program facilitated a favorable new Hep C medication contract for NYC Inmates, tripling the number to be treated.

 

Free Hep B Vaccines for Uninsured Patients

October 13, 2016

The NYC Health Dept Immunization Clinic (Fort Greene) offers free Hep B vaccines to patients who are uninsured.

 

see all News articles »

Hep Free NYC Newsletter Archive

Newsletter Archive

To subscribe to newsletter or meeting invitations, click here.

2017

January 2017 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

February 2017 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

2016

December 2016 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

November 2016 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

October 2016 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

September 2016 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

August 2016 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

July 2016 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

June 2016 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

May 2016 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

April 2016 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

March 2016 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

February 2016 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

January 2016 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

2015

December 2015 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

November 2015 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

October 2015 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

September 2015 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

August 2015 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

July 2015 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

June 2015 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

May 2015 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

April 2015 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

March 2015 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

February 2015 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

January 2015 Hep Free NYC Newsletter

2014

Report: 2014 NYC Hep Health Care Access Training

December 2014 HepFreeNYC Newsletter

November 2014 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

Open for Public Comment | Hearing on Harvoni, Nov 20, 2014

October 2014 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

September 2014 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

August 2014 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

July 2014 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

June 2014 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

NYC Hepatitis Awareness Month: May 2014

April 2014 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

March 2014 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

February 2014 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

January 2014 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

2013

2013 Evaluation: NYC Hep B Coalition  & NYC Hep C Task Force

December 2013 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

November 2013 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

October 2013 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

September 2013 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

Summer 2013 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

May 2013 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

April 2013 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

March 2013 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

February 2013 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

January 2013 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

2012

December 2012 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

November 2012 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

October 2012 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

September 2012 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

August 2012 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

July 2012 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

June 2012 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

May 2012 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

April 2012 NYC Hep ABC Newsletter

 

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares
Share This