Hepatitis C News Update

Alabama Agrees to Lift Medicaid Ban on Hepatitis C Drugs “Alabama’s state Medicaid program and the US Department of Justice reached a settlement that will allow Alabama residents with substance use disorders to receive hepatitis C medication.” Project in Rural...

Hepatitis Awareness Month

hep·a·ti·tis nouna disease characterized by inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis C kills more Americans than HIV. Hepatitis C is a fully curable and preventation virus that causes liver inflammation that can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer if left untreated. 2.4...

National Nutrition Month

We have all heard it before, “You are what you eat.”  Nourishing your body through any journey is essential. According to the CDC, fewer than 1 in 10 American adults and adolescents eat enough fruit and vegetables. An unhealthy diet can lead to increased...

Cancer Prevention Month

DID YOU KNOW?! The liver is a complex organ that is involved in over 500 body functions! A human body cannot survive more than 24 hours without a liver. The liver helps detoxify blood, creating vital substances like proteins, and processing nearly every class of...

Get Tested. Get Cured

Hepatitis C, or hepatitis C virus (HCV) should not be a mystery. Hepatitis C is the most common, chronic blood-borne viral infection in the United States. Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. The liver acts as a filter for blood, processes nutrients and fights...

An update from the CDC….

Dear Colleagues,  On November 19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued final orders reclassifying two types of hepatitis C diagnostic tests from Class III to Class II, thereby allowing manufacturers to seek marketing clearance through the less burdensome...