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Governor Andrew Cuomo Signs Bill to Require Hospitals to Offer Hepatitis C Testing

Governor Andrew Cuomo Signs Bill to Require Hospitals to Offer Hepatitis C Testing

New York, NY October 23, 2013 – On October 23rd, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the bill that would require individuals born between 1945 and 1965, known as “Baby Boomers”, to be offered hepatitis C testing in [...]

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2013

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2013

Actress/model and former Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza discusses the OraQuick® In-Home HIV test at a press conference hosted by Latino Commission on AIDS President Guillermo Chacon for National Latino AIDS Awareness Day. NEW YORK, NY, OCTOBER [...]

National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day is Officially Recognized in Many Cities

National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day is Officially Recognized in Many Cities

May 15, 2013 – Many cities around the country have declared May 15 as “National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day”. This series of announcements started on May 14 when New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg issued a [...]

Screening Events Promote Hepatitis Testing and Prevention during National Hepatitis Awareness Month, 2013

Screening Events Promote Hepatitis Testing and Prevention during National Hepatitis Awareness Month, 2013

New York, NY – May 14, 2013 – The United States, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) kicked off National Hepatitis Awareness Month this May, while the Latino Commission on AIDS kicks off the National [...]

Welcome to the National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day 2013

Welcome to the National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day 2013

May 15th, during National Hepatitis Awareness Month, has been designated as National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day (NHHAD). We have established NHHAD in response to the impact of viral hepatitis on Hispanic/Latino communities nationwide, including the District [...]

NYC World Hepatitis Day 2012

NYC World Hepatitis Day 2012

This year’s World Hepatitis Day was a tremendous success — over 100 volunteers showed up at sites all across NYC, with over 60 volunteers participating in the Guinness World Record attempt at Union Square. Its Facebook [...]

Hispanics/Latinos Across The Country Launch The First Ever National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day

Hispanics/Latinos Across The Country Launch The First Ever National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day

New York, New York. May 14. The Latino Commission on AIDS and community partners will coordinate awareness and educational events promoting National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day on May 15. The theme this year is “Let’s Talk [...]

Campaign Kit is Available for Members

Campaign Kit is Available for Members

The campaign kit of the “National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day” is available for members of this initiative. The campaign kit comes with fact sheets about Hepatitis and resources in how to organize an event. This information [...]

Hepatitis C Spanish PSA

Hepatitis C Spanish PSA

A PSA in Spanish. In this public service announcement, Dr. Sandra Gompf discusses the risk factors related to Hepatitis C infection and the importance of getting tested. Credits: UNIVERSTIY OF SOUTH FLORIDA [...]