• 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.

2015 Task Force Membership
Robin Roth

Shirley Barger

Jim Banta

Daniel Berrner

Kat Calloway
Misha Cohen
Peter Dale

Jay Fournier
Ray Goldstein
Pauli Gray
Madeline Griffis 
Theresa Hughes

San Francisco Hepatitis C Task Force

Addressing a silent epidemic.

San Francisco Hepatitis C Task Force

Patient Assistance Programs

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

Don't Go Viral

Get Tested

Get Cured

Monday, October 19, 2015
5:30pm - 7:30pm


San Francisco Department of Public Health

25 Van Ness Avenue, Room 610

(Near Market Street)

San Francisco

Contact info@sfhepc.org

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

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

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

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