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Viral Hepatitis in Oregon

Viral Hepatitis in Oregon

No one should suffer the life-threatening and debilitating consequences of viral hepatitis. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) believes in a future where hepatitis infections are successfully prevented and every person living with chronic hepatitis receives high-quality healthcare and lives their lives free from discrimination and stigma.

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Elimination is Possible

Elimination of viral hepatitis is possible. Elimination depends on preventing new infections, improving health outcomes of people diagnosed with hepatitis, reducing stigma and barriers to culturally and linguistically appropriate services, generating hepatitis data that can inform policy decisions and that are available to key partners including the public. Learn about the Four Pillars of Elimination.



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Learn

New to viral hepatitis? Learn more about the three main types of viral hepatitis:

 Hepatitis A (pdf)

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis B (pdf)

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Hepatitis C (pdf)

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Connect

Connect with organizations doing work in Oregon to eliminate viral hepatitis.

  • Save Lives Oregon  A community of organizations working to reduce drug related harm, support agency of people who use drugs and end the stigma associated with drug use.

  • Caring Ambassadors Works to improve the lives of patients and organizations by empowering and educating them to make decisions about their own health.

  • Viral Hepatitis Collective Community members and other stakeholders interested in addressing viral hepatitis prevention, testing and care.

  • PRIME+ Peer Program
  • Connects Peer Support Specialists in 24 Oregon counties with people who are at risk of or receiving treatment for overdose, infection or other health issues related to substance use. PRIME+ peers engage people who may be out of treatment and who are at varying stages of change using a harm reduction approach. Guidelines, trainings and more!