I need a free test
Getting tested for Hep C is free, fast, and easy. The CDC recommends that all adults get screened for Hep C. Connect with a certified tester to get tested and you can get results in just a few days.
I have Hep C
You are not alone. More than 40,000 Hoosiers are living with Hep C. Thankfully, treatment is easy and over 95% effective. Connect with a care coordinator to get treated today.
Hepatitis C: What is it?
Hepatitis C is a viral infection that affects the liver. Hep C can cause liver inflammation and, over time, liver damage. More than 40,000 Hoosiers are living with Hep C, with over 66% of cases in males and most cases occurring in people between the ages of 50 and 74. Many people living with Hep C don’t know they have it because they don’t have any symptoms.
Getting tested and treated is important because, in most cases, Hep C can be cured within a few months. Hep C can cause liver failure if left untreated.
How do I know if I have hepatitis C?
You can get hepatitis C if the blood of someone who has Hep C enters your body. Many people who have Hep C don’t experience any symptoms. People at higher risk of getting Hep C include
- People who have used injectable drugs
- People born to a mother who had Hep C
- People who have unprotected sexual contact with someone with Hep C
- People living with HIV
- People on long-term kidney dialysis
Getting tested and treated for hepatitis C is quick and easy. Hep C test results typically come back in a few minutes. Hep C treatment is administered by antiviral medications. Antiviral medications can cure more than 95% of hepatitis C infections. Connect with a care coordinator today to get tested and treated.
Many people do not experience any symptoms.
Some people experience symptoms like:
Jaundice (yellowing of skin or eyes)
Loss of appetite
Nausea and vomiting
Hep C Treatment is easy
Antiviral medications are used to treat hepatitis C. These medications are taken orally over the course of 8-12 weeks. Your care will be determined by your medical provider. Connect to the cure today.