Click to download SFDPH Response to Hepatitis C.  Strategic Directions for 2015 and Beyond.

  • Hepatitis is  inflammation of the liver and the disease includes a group of viral infections..
  • The most common types are hepatitis A, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
  • The Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infects and can severely damage the liver. It is the most common chronic blood borne disease in the United States; approximately 4-6 million persons are infected.
  • San Francisco has the highest liver cancer rate in the nation, most of which is attributed to high rates of hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infections.
  • In 2009, Mayor Gavin Newsom appointed a diverse group of individuals to form the San Francisco Hepatitis C Task Force and to develop recommendations about how to address hepatitis C in the city. Since 2010 the Task Force has been meeting monthly.

San Francisco Hepatitis C Task Force

Addressing a silent epidemic.

San Francisco Hepatitis C Task Force

2015 Task Force Membership
Co-Chairs
Robin Roth

Shirley Barger

Jim Banta

Daniel Berrner

Kat Calloway
Misha Cohen
Peter Dale

Jay Fournier
Ray Goldstein
Pauli Gray
Madeline Griffis 
Theresa Hughes

Monday, August 10, 2015
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location:

San Francisco Department of Public Health

25 Van Ness Avenue, Room 610

(Near Market Street)

San Francisco

Contact info@sfhepc.org


AbbVie 1-844-2proCeed https://www.viekira.com/proceed-program

Gilead  1-855-769-7284 www.mysupportpath.com/

Kadmon Pharmaceuticals (Keys Program) 1-888-668-3393 


Moderiba Ribavirin 1.844.MODERIBA (1.844.663.3742)


Needymeds.org  1-800-503-6897 www.needymeds.org  

Partnership for Prescription Assistance  1-888-477-2669  www.pparx.org  

Patient Access Network Foundation  1-866-316-PANF (7263)  www.panfoundation.org/  

Patient Advocate Foundation  Co-Pay Relief     1-866-512-3861

Celebrate World Hepatitis Day with the Task Force at Mission Wellness Pharmacy, 2424 Mission Street at 21st Street.  Join us from 5:30 to 7 PM for a healthy, happy hour.  Please r.s.v.p.  Contact info@sfhepc.org

Click to download current information about Hepatitis C support groups in San Francisco. Updated March 18, 2015.

Patient Assistance Programs

Click to download a comprehensive list of financial assistance programs that subsidize treatment medications.

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