New York State Hepatitis C Virus Rapid Testing Program - Resources

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Promotional Materials

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) AIDS Institute (AI) provides free Hepatitis C educational materials geared towards both providers and consumers. Making posters and brochures visible to clients helps to provide education and increase awareness, as well as spark conversations between clients and staff. Most materials are available in English and Spanish language. Please go to the following website and click on Educational Materials to view all materials separately and to access the current order form:

New York State HCV Testing Law

On October 23, 2013, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law a new Section 2171 of the Public Health Law that requires the offering of a hepatitis C screening test to every individual born between 1945 and 1965 receiving inpatient hospital care or primary care.

For information regarding the law, as well as fact sheets, posters, and educational materials for both consumers and providers please see the following website:

Consumer Materials

Image of HCV poster Image of Body Art poster Image of HCV transmission by injection Image of needles before and after use Image of blonde female discussing idu Image of Pregnant and living with HCV

For these consumer materials and others, please see the following website:

Provider Materials

Image of HCV Testing poster Hepatitis C Brochure Information on Negative Antibody Test Info about a Postitive Antibody test

For these provider materials and others, please see the following website:

Additional Information, Links, and On-line Continuing Education Resources

New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) AIDS Institute (AI)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

OraSure Technologies, Inc.

New York State Clinical Laboratory Evaluation Program

New York State Limited Service Laboratories

Other Useful Resources