Jackson County Health Department

Promoting Health, Preventing Illness, Protecting our Environment and Preparing for Emergencies

Did you know that JCHD now offers free Rapid Hepatitis C Testing?

Rapid Hepatitis C

Screening

Did you know that there is now a successful treatment for Hepatitis C? Have you ever been tested? We are now providing FREE Hepatitis C screening. This is a rapid finger-stick screening test only (If positive further testing will be required).

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is recommending that all “Baby Boomers” (persons born between 1945-1965) or anyone else that has been at risk receive a test.

‘At risk’, could be any blood to blood contact, but not limited to:

  • have shared needles or works,
  • have had a blood transfusion prior to 1992
  • had a Hepatitis C positive sex partners
  • had an unlicensed tattoo
  • healthcare workers


If you or someone you know could benefit from this service, please call our office at

(618) 684-3143, ext. 155

 

 

 

 415 Health Department Road

Murphysboro, IL 62966

Monday - Thursday 8AM - 5PM

Closed Fridays

 

 

 

 618-684-3143

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After Hours Emergencies 800-875-0162

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