NYS Test4HepC Campaign to Promote Hepatitis C Screening During Pregnancy Universal hepatitis C screening among pregnant people was identified in the New York State Hepatitis C Elimination Plan as a priority for moving the state towards hepatitis C elimination by 2030. Effective May 3, 2024, New York State’s hepatitis C testing legislation will require all […]
What is the Learning Collaborative? The New York State Hepatitis C Learning Collaborative for Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs is a two-year initiative to help programs build capacity to provide onsite HCV testing and linkage to care. The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) launched the first cycle of the learning collaborative on April […]
Dear Partners in Elimination, We invite you to share your innovative and promising practices that support New York State’s hepatitis C elimination efforts. Selected submissions will be invited to present during the 2024 Annual NYS Hepatitis C Elimination Progress Report Meeting, to be held virtually on May 15th, 2024. Each presenter will provide a 10-minute oral presentation. This is your chance to highlight your […]
Since 2019, the New York State (NYS) Department of Health AIDS Institute has funded three “innovative models” to provide HCV care and treatment located in settings accessible to PWID, including co-location at a syringe services program/drug user health hub, via mobile van, onsite at drug treatment facilities, as well as using telehealth.,,
Newly updated HCV diagnoses and treatment/clearance visualizations are now available on the HCV Dashboard. Dashboard users are now able to view trends of new HCV diagnoses and treatment/clearance data stratified by sex and age combined at the statewide and region level.
Several of the NYS HCV Elimination Plan’s recommendations focus on hepatitis C virus (HCV) testing including universal HCV screening among adults and pregnant people, as well as expanding point of care HCV testing into high-risk settings.
The first Annual Hepatitis C Elimination Progress Report meeting was held virtually on May 10, 2023.
Representatives from the New York State Department of Health and New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene…
New York State (NYS) Hepatitis C (HCV) Cure Day is an annual event that provides an opportunity to celebrate those cured of HCV, encourage people to be tested, and motivate patients to initiate or continue HCV treatment. As part of these efforts, NYS features the personal stories of those impacted by HCV, and their experiences […]
Newly released HCV elimination metrics data through 2021 are now accessible and featured in new interactive dashboard visualizations that display trends of two key metrics – diagnosis and treatment/clearance rates.