Adult Viral Hepatitis Prevention Program
The Hepatitis Program works both in prevention and to serve those living with adult viral hepatitis, including hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV).
To find a hepatitis testing, vaccine or treatment program near you, visit our HIV/STD/Hepatitis Resource Guide.
This valuable community based website offering resources and information about services related to HIV, STDs, Viral Hepatitis, and Harm Reduction.
It features a searchable guide that will help you find the best and most appropriate services in your area.
- A World of Trouble from One Chronic Illness (July 27, 2016)
- National Hepatitis Awareness Month Promotion (May 23, 2016)
- Little Talked About Illness Gets Its Due (July 29, 2015)
- Hepatitis C Virus in New Mexico: Statewide Comprehensive Plan and Profile of the Epidemic 2016 (Plan)
Free Hepatitis A & B Immunization
We offer free hepatitis A and B immunization to the following high risk adults:
- Persons who are current injection drug users and their sexual contacts
- Men who have sex with men and their sexual contacts
- Persons living with hepatitis C
- Persons living with HIV/AIDS
- Persons living with chronic hepatitis B
- Persons from endemic areas
- Heterosexuals with more than one sex partner in the last six months
- Persons diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease
- Household and sexual contacts of people infected with hepatitis B
Perinatal Hepatitis B
Please visit the Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention section of our website.
- Health and Hope: Taking Care of Yourself & Your Hepatitis C - This short documentary series documents the struggles of those facing the challenges of addiction, Hepatitis C and incarceration.
- Project ECHO - Project ECHO is a lifelong learning and guided practice model that revolutionizes medical education and exponentially increases workforce capacity to provide best-practice specialty care and reduce health disparities.
- Viral Hepatitis - Viral hepatitis is the leading cause of liver cancer and the most common reason for liver transplantation.
- Hepatitis C Awareness - Hepatitis C virus infection is the most common chronic bloodborne infection in the United States.
- Hepatitis B Awareness - Hepatitis B is caused by infection with the Hepatitis B virus. The incubation period from the time of exposure to onset of symptoms is 6 weeks to 6 months.