Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a contagious, blood borne virus. Untreated, it can cause liver disease and lead to death.
A patient is at risk for Hepatitis C if:
- They are a current or previous IV drug user
- Have a history of tattoos or piercings
- Participate in non-Injection drug use
- Sexual exposure
- Chronic Hemodialysis
- Receipt of blood transfusion or clotting factor
- Organ or Tissue transplant
- Receipt of immune globulin
- Perinatal, exposed at the time of birth
- Household contacts
- Born between 1955 and 1975 and were in contact with poorly sterilized medical equipment
We offer a patient centred Hepatitis C screening, diagnosis and treatment program.
This treatment results in cure in more than 95% of the cases.
What does treatment look like?
- This walk in service is available 5 days per week.
- Treatment is 1 pill per day for 12 weeks.
- Treatment is generally very well tolerated with little to no side effects.