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.

Bruce Conte from Tower of Power

Oregon Representative

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