Vision: Reduced viral hepatitis transmission, morbidity, and mortality in Los Angeles County.
Mission: Strengthen coordination of activities for prevention, control, and care of viral hepatitis within DPH and with partners.
Goals: 1) Provide technical assistance to community-based organizations to integrate and improve hepatitis education, screening, and linkage to care services for at-risk individuals; 2) identify and engage community stakeholders in hepatitis prevention; and 3) facilitate DPH and Los Angeles County leadership on viral hepatitis prevention and control.
American Hepatitis C Action Day|
July 25th is the second annual National African American Hepatitis C Action Day
(NAAHCA). On this day,
CDC and its public health partners will join the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA) to help promote the day in an effort to educate African Americans about the seriousness of Hepatitis C. Hepatitis C is a silent epidemic in the United States, with around 3 million Americans living with chronic hepatitis C. Most are unaware they are infected.
WORLD HEPATITIS DAY MEDIA EVENT
Hosted by Hep B Free Los Angeles and
the Hepatitis C Task Force for Los Angeles County
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
10:00 AM - press conference
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM -- Free testing for Hepatitis B,
C, HIV & STIs
The Wellness Center at the Historic County Hospital*
1200 N. State Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
* event will be held in the Lecture Hall
FREE PARKING: Lot 10 (off Mission Road between Zonal
and Marengo); Courtesy Shuttle from Lot 10 to Wellness
Center runs every 15 minutes.
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