11 Jul '17, 2pm

#HCV MT @vasaltlakecity #homelessness

#HCV MT @vasaltlakecity #homelessness

A member of the VA Central California Health Care System’s Hepatitis C Clinic approaches a homeless person’s tent in Fresno, Calif. They go out looking for homeless Veterans and ask them if they would like to be tested for Hep C and receive assistance. By Cameron Porter, VA Central California Health Care System, Public Affairs Officer Tuesday, July 11, 2017 As a concerned citizen, neighbor and someone who really cares, she knew there was a large population of Veterans who, for whatever reason, were not coming into the VA hospital to get tested for Hepatitis C. As a clinical pharmacist at the VA hospital, she also knew how dangerous the Hep C virus is if left untreated and how curable it is if identified early and treated with the latest and most effective medications. But what could she do to help? That’s the question that was keeping her awake at night. And then it dawned...

Full article: https://www.va.gov/HEALTH/NewsFeatures/2017/July/Getting-...

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