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National Hepatitis Testing DayShow details
May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19th is Hepatitis Testing Day in the United States. Hepatitis Testing Day is an opportunity to remind health care providers and the public who should be tested for viral hepatitis. Millions of Americans have chronic viral hepatitis; most of them do not know they are infected.
Lifesaving treatments are available for chronic hepatitis B and new treatments are available that can cure Hepatitis C Still, getting tested is the only way to know if you are infected. Take CDC’s Hepatitis Risk Assessment to see if you should be tested for viral hepatitis.