Bruce Conte from Tower of Power

Oregon Representative

by HD 46, Alisa Keny-Guyer | 30 Second radio spot

Hepatitis C is the most common, chronic, blood- borne viral infection in the United States.

  • An estimated 5 million people in the U.S. (1 in 50) have been infected with the hepatitis C virus.

The hepatitis C epidemic is global.

  • At least 3% of the world’s population (over 170 million persons) are infected with the hepatitis C virus.

Most people with hepatitis C do not know they have it.

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 2/3 of infected Americans are unaware of their status.

Liver Cancer Prevention

  • Undiagnosed hepatitis B and C are the leading cause of Liver cancer in the US.
  • Liver Cancer is the 2nd deadliest cancer in the world.

Know your hepatitis C status!

Learn more about potential sources of exposure to hepatitis C.

The only way to know for sure whether you have hepatitis C is to be tested. If there is a possibility you have been exposed to hepatitis C, get tested.

HCV screening

Visit the HCV Testing Site Locator to find an HCV screening site near you, or visit your doctor.