What is Hep C?
Hepatitis C is a virus transmitted through blood and causes severe inflammation and scarring in the liver; often resulting in chronic liver disease, cirrhosis, liver cancer, and death.
As the opioid epidemic increases, the rate of new infections continues to grow at a dramatic pace. With access to better testing, treatment and a true cure, now is the time to eliminate Hep C.
Hep C risk factors include:
- Sharing drug injection equipment
- Tattoos in unsterile environments
- Exposure to infected blood
- Infected organs used in an organ transplants
Hep C Can’t Hide