May 19th Is National Hepatitis Testing Day
As part of Hepatitis Awareness Month campaign, May 19th has been designated as “National Hepatitis Testing Day.” You can find a testing event in the Tampa Bay Area by clicking the link Hepatitis testing Events Page.
What Is Hepatitis?
Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver caused by one of several viruses. In the United States, the most common type of viral Hepatitis is caused by Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C. The CDC has begun an initiative called “Know More About Hepatitis” that seeks to increase awareness about Hepatitis and encourage people who were born from 1945 to 1965 to get tested for Hepatitis C.
A Hepatitis Risk Assessment to help you determine your risk for viral Hepatitis and answer any questions that you have regarding the recommendation for vaccination through the Link.
What Should I Do If Hepatitis Risk Assessment Is Positive?
This assessment will allow you to answer questions more privately and for quick results. You do get an opportunity to discuss these with your own doctor.
Chronic Hepatitis B and C can lead to lifelong infections and result in severe liver problems including cancer. Every year approximately 15,000 Americans die from liver cancer and diseases associated with viral Hepatitis.
You owe it to yourself and your family to be tested and discuss the results with your physician.
What Should I DO If I Can’t Work Because Of Hepatitis?
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