May 15 is National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day (NHHAD), an opportunity to highlight the impact of viral hepatitis on the Hispanic/Latinx community in the U.S. The Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA) leads this annual initiative to promote understanding about viral hepatitis within the Hispanic/Latinx community and advocate for advancements in addressing viral hepatitis-related health disparities.
HepVu and LCOA are hosting a webinar on Monday, May 15 at 2:00PM ET about Hepatitis C surveillance in Hispanic/Latinx communities. The webinar will feature presentations from Luis Mares, LMSW from LCOA and Dr. Heather Bradley from Emory Rollins School of Public Health. You can register for the webinar here.
Additionally, HepVu is releasing updated infographics in English and Spanish on the importance of viral hepatitis testing and vaccination. You can learn more about NHHAD and view our infographics below:
To learn more about viral hepatitis in the Hispanic/Latinx community, explore HepVu’s resources:
- Visualize the Hepatitis C epidemic stratified by age, sex, and race on HepVu’s interactive maps.
- Find available viral hepatitis testing and care services near you with HepVu’s service locators.
- Read expert-led Q&As and watch webinars on the impact of viral hepatitis on the Hispanic/Latinx community:
- Share our infographics in English and Spanish with your networks to raise awareness.