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You are invited!
Citywide Hep C Task Force Meeting

Monday December 12, 2016 (3 - 5 PM)
Mount Sinai - Beth Israel: 10 Union Square East
2nd Floor Friedman Conference Center
All are welcome! Please help with outreach by inviting colleagues!
RSVP would be appreciated.
Agenda

Welcome

Nirah Johnson, LCSW & Daniel Calder MPH, NYC Health Dept 
Recognition of NYC Hep C Task Force Borough Chairs and Committee Leaders
 
NYC Health Department Hep C Surveillance Update
Distribution of the new 2015 NYC Hepatitis B Annual Report: Surveillance & Activities
Angelica Bocour MPH, Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Director, NYC Health Dept

Impact of a State-level Hep C Testing Law on Hep C Screening and Linkage to Care
Megan Haseltine LMSW, Hepatitis C Rapid Screening Coordinator, NYS Health Dept

NYC Council Viral Hepatitis Initiative Outcomes 
Learn about the status and outcomes of the Check Hep B and C Patient Navigation Programs, the NYC Hep C Peer Navigation Program at Syringe Exchange Programs, and the Empire Liver Foundation Clinical Capacity Building Program.

NYC Hep C Policy Update: Statewide Elimination Summit and Beyond
Eric Rude, Director of Viral Hepatitis Policy and Development, NYC Health Dept

Group Strategy Discussion 
  • How to disseminate Hepatitis testing and care resources throughout NYC.
  • Hep C Task Force priorities in 2017.
Hep Free NYC Committee Updates
Daniel Calder, MPH NYC Health Dept
Hep C Patients - Share Your Story for a Documentary Film!

An Academy Award winning director is seeking participants for a documentary film film about Hepatitis C and the challenges related to living with the disease. For more information, click here.

Resources

NEW! 2015 NYC Health Dept Hep B & C Annual Report of Activities 
2015 EpiQuery Surveillance Data Now Available!
Use EpiQuery, an online interactive health data system, to find Hep B and Hep C prevalence estimates, rates over time, bar charts, neighborhood maps, and more. Click "Communicable Disease Surveillance Data" under “Surveillance Modules.”

HepCap: NYS DOH funded Hep C care for the uninsured.

Upcoming Events

Meeting | Hep C Task Force Consumer Committee November 29 (12 - 2 PM) Harlem Public Library, 9 West 124th Street

Meeting | Queens Hep C Task Force November 30 (3 - 5 PM) Queens Borough Hall 20-55 Queens Blvd, Kew Gardens 
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