"Did You Know?" is a weekly feature from the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!
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May 10, 2013
Hepatitis C can cause serious liver damage and even liver cancer, yet up to three in four people who have it don’t know they are infected.
- According to a new CDC report, baby boomers (adults born from 1945 through 1965) account for
67 percent of cases and 72 percent of deaths among people with hepatitis C.
- CDC offers
hepatitis C testing guidance for clinicians to help them identify people with the condition and link them to lifesaving medical care; CDC also offers
resources for the public.
January 20, 2012
- CDC released
new guidelines to keep HIV/AIDS, viral
hepatitis, STD, and tuberculosis data safe,
secure, and confidential.
- Ensuring common
standards for data security and confidentiality
programs to use and share data more
effectively, which can improve the delivery of
prevention and care services.
- You can find more
information on how
program collaboration and service integration
is being implemented in six state and local