WaterFire to help raise awareness of hepatitis C
By The Associated Press
Confidential screenings will be available on
The checks are part of a campaign to eliminate hepatitis C in the state that is being spearheaded by Dr. Lynn Taylor. The
Three-quarters of those infected are in their 50s and 60s. The foundation says Festival Ballet will perform to the music of baby boomer favorites.
Many who have hepatitis C don’t know it. Highly effective treatment is available.
The Statehouse is also being illuminated yellow in honor of World Hepatitis Day, which is also Saturday.
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