The campaign is aimed at increasing awareness about Hepatitis C and encouraging people born during 1945-1965 to get tested. Testing helps identify people who are infected so that they may be able to get lifesaving care and treatment.
Know Hepatitis B is a national campaign promoting Hepatitis B testing among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs). Though AAPIs make up less than 5 percent of the U.S. population, they account for more than 50 percent of the 1.2 million Americans estimated to be living with hepatitis B.
This national campaign seeks to reduce new HIV infections among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men by encouraging open discussion about a range of HIV prevention strategies and related sexual health issues between sex partners.
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Hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination is recommended for all infants, older children and adolescents who were not vaccinated previously, and adults at risk for HBV infection.
Hepatitis A vaccination is recommended for all children starting at age 1 year, travelers to certain countries, and others at risk.
CDC recommends that health care providers test everyone for HIV between the ages of 13 and 64 at least once as part of routine health care. Talk to a healthcare provider about getting tested.
HIV is spread through unprotected sex and drug-injecting behaviors, so people who engage in these behaviors should get tested more often.
You can arm yourself with basic information about STDs: How are these diseases spread? How can you protect yourself? What are the treatment options? Read these STD Fact Sheets to find out.
People born from 1945 through 1965 are 5x more likely to have Hepatitis C. While anyone can get Hepatitis C, more than 75% of people with Hepatitis C were born during these years. That’s why CDC recommends that anyone born from 1945 through 1965 get tested for Hepatitis C.
Knowing you have Hepatitis C can help you make important decisions about your health. Successful treatments can eliminate the virus from the body and prevent liver damage, cirrhosis, and even liver cancer.
Getting tested is the only way to know your HIV status. If you are HIV-positive, you can start getting treated, which can improve your health, prolong your life, and greatly lower your chance of spreading HIV to others.
Getting HIV tested can give you some important lifesaving information and can help keep you—and others—safe.