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Report Hepatitis C cases to the Philadelphia Department of Public Health by calling 215-685-6748 during business hours or completing this disease reporting form and faxing the form to 215-238-6947.
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There is currently no vaccine available for Hepatitis C. Vaccines are available only for Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B. If they have not already been vaccinated, individuals who are diagnosed with Hepatitis C should be immunized for Hepatitis A and B.
Hepatitis A Vaccination Information
Hepatitis B Vaccination Information
List of Philadelphia Pharmacies where Hepatitis A/B Vaccine is Available
The CDC and US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommend screening for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in persons at high risk for infection. CDC and USPSTF also recommend offering 1-time screening for HCV infection to adults born between 1945 and 1965.
USPSTF: Hepatitis C Screening Recommendation Summary
CDC: Testing Recommendations for Hepatitis C
CDC: Recommended Testing Sequence for Identifying Current Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection
Hepatitis C treatment options are changing rapidly. The American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) post the latest hepatitis C treatment updates and guidance here:
There are no patient or community resources for Hepatitis C.