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It is not about promoting drugs, it’s about encouraging safer drug use“Since 2016, fentanyl overdoses have been on the rise and today fentanyl is the number one cause of drug overdoses and deaths. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, in 2020, there were...

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 chances of...

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...

National Hepatitis Testing Day Proclamation

The White House BRIEFING ROOM  A Proclamation on National Hepatitis Testing Day, 2021 MAY 18, 2021   •    PRESIDENTIAL ACTIONS Our efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic over the past year have reinforced many public health lessons, including the importance of...