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Places to Find Information

Below, you'll find helpful links to more information on hepatitis C.

Hepatitis C information

American Liver Foundation
1-800-GO-LIVER (465-4837)
www.liverfoundation.org
Information on liver diseases, including hepatitis C

Caring Ambassadors Hepatitis C Program
1-503-632-9032
www.hepcchallenge.org
Hepatitis C Choices book (free PDF); information and awareness

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
1-888-4HEP-CDC (443-7232)
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/hepatitis
Fact sheets and answers to frequently asked questions about hepatitis

Chronic Liver Disease Foundation
www.chronicliverdisease.org
An organization dedicated to increasing awareness of the effect of chronic liver disease in the United States

HealthPro
www.healthpro-solutions.org
An organization with a mission to assist people and the organizations that serve them in promoting health and reducing the burden of chronic disease

Hepatitis Education Project
www.hepeducation.org
A website for people with hepatitis C, friends, family members, and healthcare providers. It has hepatitis information, advocacy, support, and other resources

Hep C Connection
1-800-522-HEPC (4372)
www.hepc-connection.org
Resources and support for people affected by the hepatitis C virus

Hepatitis C Support Project
www.hcvadvocate.org
Provides resources and information on hepatitis C that range from clinical information to alternative treatments.
Also includes complementary therapies and information about living well with hepatitis C

Mayo Clinic
www.mayoclinic.com
Up-to-date information and tools that reflect the expertise and standards of the Mayo Clinic

MedicineNet (owned by WebMD)
www.medicinenet.com/hepatitis_C/article.com
Medical information on hepatitis C

MedlinePlus Health Information
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hepatitisc.html
An extensive health information website that includes a medical dictionary, information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, and an overview of hepatitis C

National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project (NATAP)
www.natap.org
Educates people about HIV and hepatitis, and advocates treatment. Provides current news and conference coverage about hepatitis C

National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Disease (NIDDK)
www2.niddk.nih.gov
Contains a database of educational materials and a discussion of hepatitis C

National Institutes of Health
www.nih.gov
Comprehensive health website with links to health publications and current research

United States Department of Veterans Affairs
www.hepatitis.va.gov
Information, brochures, and manuals on hepatitis C

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Other resources

Rules and regulations regarding medical conditions and the workplace can be obtained from:

Americans With Disabilities Act
www.ada.gov

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
www.eeoc.gov/facts/qanda.html

Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993
www.afm.ars.usda.gov/hrd/payleave/family/FMLAentitlements.htm

Information on privacy laws about medical information and medical records can be found at:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services—Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy

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