Substantial overlap exists between populations most impacted by hepatitis A, B, and C and the populations disproportionately impacted by incarceration. CDC will present national epidemiologic trends for viral hepatitis and discuss how they have informed the Division of Viral Hepatitis 2020-2025 Strategic Plan. Presenters will discuss updated hepatitis C virus testing guidelines and demonstrate a tool to assist with implementation. Speakers from two correctional jurisdictions will present best practices for prevention and treatment.
- Discuss current trends in hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C epidemiology
- Identify best practices for hepatitis C testing and treatment in correctional settings
- Describe successful partnerships between health departments and correctional systems to address correctional and community health concerns