National Hepatitis Testing Day

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May 19th National Hepatitis Testing Day

By | May 19th, 2016|Preparedness|

According to new surveillance data from the CDC, almost 20,000 deaths in 2014 were associated with hepatitis C and an increasing number of Americans are developing and dying from liver cancer, which can be caused by hepatitis. A second recently published CDC study shows that hepatitis C related deaths in 2013 surpassed the total combined [...]

National Hepatitis Testing Day was a Success in AZ!

By | June 17th, 2015|Preparedness, Prevention|

May was Hepatitis Awareness Month and our staff worked with several partners to promote awareness about hepatitis and hold testing events during the week of National Hepatitis Testing Day.  The work paid off with our partners hosting 13 sites in Arizona, only one state in the country hosted more. More than 200 people were tested for hepatitis C in Maricopa, Pima, [...]

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