Help Us Eliminate Hepatitis C in New York State

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Find out what you can do to help New York eliminate hepatitis C using the resources below.

Learn the facts. Learn about hepatitis C and what behaviors may put you or your loved ones at risk. You can learn about hepatitis c prevention, testing and treatment by viewing these short, animated videos. Share what you learn with your friends and family.

Get Tested. Most people have no symptoms and do not know they have it. Getting tested is the only way to know if you have hepatitis C. Everyone 18 years and older should be tested at least once. Ask your healthcare provider to be tested or visit a New York State Hepatitis C Rapid Testing Program location in your area.

Get Treated. If you learn you have hepatitis C, there is good news! Hepatitis C can be cured with medications in as little as 2 to 3 months. Hepatitis C treatment is easy-to take, often one pill by mouth once a day, with few to no side effects. Most people can even be treated by their primary care provider. Everyone with hepatitis C is eligible for treatment, even if they use drugs or alcohol. Curing your hepatitis C improves your health and once cured, you cannot pass the virus to others.

Help prevent hepatitis C. Everyone can help prevent the spread of hepatitis C. Learn more about how hepatitis C is transmitted and share what you learn with others.

What is New York doing to eliminate hepatitis C? In 2021, New York State reaffirmed its commitment to addressing hepatitis C with the release of the New York State Hepatitis C Elimination Plan. Learn more about New York State's elimination efforts. Track state and local hepatitis C data and elimination metrics on the New York State Hepatitis C Dashboard.

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