Publications

Maps | Hep B and Hep C in NYC by NYC Council District, 2014-2015

March 3, 2017

Read these maps that illustrate Hep B and Hep C burden by NYC Council District, 2014-2015.

 

Video | Hep C Is On The Rise Among NYC Youth (Tackling Youth Substance Abuse)

February 22, 2017

Watch and share this new video about prescription medication misuse and Hep C risk among young people in Staten Island.

 

Pocket Card | Hep C: Get Checked, Get Cured (NYC Health Dept)

February 15, 2017

This wallet-sized pocket card from the NYC Health Department provides ten health tips on Hep C prevention, testing, care and treatment.

 

Article | Demonstrating a Model of Hep C Patient Navigation (NYC Health Dept)

January 3, 2017

The NYC Department of Health implemented a patient navigation program, Check Hep C, to address patient and provider barriers to HCV care and potentially lifesaving treatment.

 

Facing Addiction in America. The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health

November 23, 2016

The report takes a comprehensive look at the problem of addiction and summarizes what we know about substance misuse, highlighting what works in prevention, treatment, and recovery.

 

NYC Health Dept Hep B & C Annual Report of Activities (2015)

October 5, 2016

This report presents an overview of the New York City Health Department’s 2015 surveillance and research data on hepatitis B and C in NYC, as well as the Health Department’s programmatic activities to address these epidemics.

 

Injection Drug Users Health Alliance (IDUHA) – 2015 Evaluation Report

September 28, 2016

The report presents data on Hep C in syringe exchange programs in NYC.

 

NY State Viral Hep Strategic Plan, 2016-2020

The Mission of the Viral Hepatitis Strategic Plan is to outline a systematic approach that will decrease the incidence and reduce the morbidity and mortality of viral hepatitis.

 

2015 Hep Free NYC Annual Report

July 6, 2016

Check out the Hep Free NYC 2015 Annual Report to read about all the exciting events that took place in 2015!

 

Article | Barriers to HCV Treatment Among NYC Residents (NYC Health Dept)

June 23, 2016

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene conducted an enhanced surveillance project to better understand the reasons patients are not treated for HCV.

 

New! Hep Free NYC LGBTQ Resource Card

June 16, 2016

The Hep Free NYC LGBTQ Working Group has created a Hepatitis Resource Card for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer community.

 

Article | NYC African Immigrant Community Hep B Screening & Linkage to Care Program

May 19, 2016

The study concludes that the high burden of Hep B infection among African immigrants in the United States underscores a need for continued screening and linkage to care in this at-risk population.

 

Updated WHO Hep C Screening, Care & Treatment Guidelines

April 29, 2016

World Health Organization issued updated guidelines for screening, care, and treatment of chronic Hep C.

 

HRSA Guidance on Use of Funds to Support Syringe Services Programs 2016

April 14, 2016

In March 2016, HHS issued guidance for HHS-funded programs regarding the use of federal funds to implement or expand syringe services programs for people who inject drugs.

 

Report | Eliminating Hep B and C in the US (CDC & HHS)

April 13, 2016

The CDC and HHS Report states that Hep B and C could both be eliminated as public health problems in the U.S. but would take considerable will and resources.

 

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