Hepatitis A – Hepatitis A is highly contagious. It is usually transmitted by the fecal-oral route, either through person-to-person contact or consumption of contaminated food or water. CUPHD Teen and Adult Services offers Hepatitis A vaccines at our main clinic location.
Hepatitis B – Hepatitis B is transmitted when blood, semen, or another body fluid from a person infected with the Hepatitis B virus enters the body of someone who is not infected. This can happen through sexual contact; sharing needles, syringes, or other drug-injection equipment; or from mother to baby at birth. Hepatitis B can become a long-term, chronic infection. CUPHD Teen and Adult Services offers Hepatitis B vaccines at our main clinic location.
Hepatitis C – Hepatitis C is transmitted through blood, most often by sharing needles or other drug-injection equipment and sometimes through sexual contact. For most people, Hepatitis C becomes a long-term, chronic infection. It is a serious disease that can result in long-term health problems, even death.We offer testing for Hepatitis C at our clinics. Testing is recommended for:
There is a cure for Hepatitis C. Advancements in medications mean that treatment is shorter and easier on your body. These medications have a high rate of curing HCV. If you are living with Hepatitis C, our staff can provide case management services. Call for more information (217) 531-5365Phone (217) 531-5365.