|Aug. 20, 2013|
|Sanford Health hosts hepatitis C testing event|
|(Bismarck, ND)—In the U.S., three out of four people infected with hepatitis C don’t know it. Treatment is available, but is most effective in the early stages of the illness when symptoms are rarely present. That’s why Sanford Health is hosting a hepatitis C testing event 1–6 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29 in the laboratory on the first floor of the Sanford Medical Center, 300 N. Seventh St., Bismarck.
You may be at risk for hepatitis C if you have:
The cost of the screening is $10. Registration is required. Call (701) 323-8030 to make an appointment for testing at this event.
Sanford Health is hosting this screening in conjunction with the North Dakota Department of Health. For more information on hepatitis C, visit ndhealth.gov/disease/hepatitis and click on the link under the “What’s New” section.