HCV Prevention and Treatment
CDC Prevention Guidelines for Hepatitis C Screening Among Adults - 2020
Rapid increases in acute infections among young adults, including reproductive-aged persons, have put multiple generations at risk for chronic hepatitis C. CDC now recommends one-time hepatitis C testing of all adults (18 years and older) and all pregnant women during every pregnancy. CDC continues to recommend people with risk factors, including people who inject drugs, be tested regularly.
HCV Guidance: Recommendations for Testing, Managing and Treating Hepatitis C
Resource is an updated web experience to facilitate easier and faster access to recommendations for testing, managing and treating HCV by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Includes access to a Simplified HCV Treatment Algorithm for Treatment-Naïve Adults Without Cirrhosis.
HCV FDA Approved Medications
Learn more about approved FDA treatments for hepatitis C, prescribing information, clinical studies and obtain access to slide decks.
HCV Toolkit & Resources – Southeast AIDS Education & Training Center
The purpose of this training and resources are to improve providers’ capacity to screen, medically manage, and provide advanced care for patients with Hepatitis C virus.
Hepatitis C Linkage Program
The Public Health Department is now offering support and linkage to treatment for individuals who have a known Hepatitis C diagnosis. The program aims to promote better health outcomes to HCV treatment, education and supportive services. Services are free and confidential and include:
- Connecting to HCV care and treatment
- Assessing barriers to care including health insurance
- Navigating through the HCV care plan to promote successful completion of treatment
- Reducing risk for reinfection
To refer clients, please complete the HCV Linkage Referral Form and email to [email protected]. For more information, call (408) 792-5128.