CARING AMBASSADORS

Empowering People to be Ambassadors of their Own Health Since 1997.

HEPATITIS C PROGRAM


Are You Viral?

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Bruce Conte from Tower of Power

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Oregon Representative for HD 46, Alisa Keny-Guyer.

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105.1 The Buzz Hepatitis C Podcast
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.
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Know your hepatitis C status!

Click here to 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.

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

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