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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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June 20, 2014

May 31, 2013

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.

August 24, 2012

May 11, 2012

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 allows 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 jurisdictions.
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May 20, 2011

  • Page last reviewed: November 9, 2015
  • Page last updated: November 9, 2015
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