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HEPATITIS C/HIV EDUCATION, TESTING AND TREATMENT

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A project to provide resources and referrals regarding HCV and HIV education, testing, and treatment to prevent transmission.

 

Project funded by the WV Bureau for Public Health.

Project Director:

Teresa Warner

teresa.warner@marshall.edu

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EDUCATION

TESTING

TREATMENT

Includes:

  • Referral to Trained Providers

  • Hepatitis C & HIV Educational Materials

  • Peer Navigators Will Provide Individualized Support & Education

  • If individual does not have insurance, Peer Navigator will assist the individual through the process to apply for insurance

  • The Peer Navigator will link the individual to an approved provider for rapid Hep C testing

  • If rapid test comes back positive, Peer Navigator will provide support & education and refer the individual for confirmatory testing

*INDIVIDUAL WILL RECEIVE $25 GIFT CARD FOR COMPLETING INITIAL TEST

If the individuals confirmatory test is positive, the Peer Navigator will...

  • Refer the individual for treatment

  • Provide support and education through the treatment process

  • Upon completion of treatment, the individual will be given a $25 gift card

  • Ongoing support will be given and a wellness plan developed to minimize risk

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