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WISCONSIN: Health Department Offers Free Hepatitis C Testing




 

Merrill Foto News (Wisconsin) (04.09.13) Aids Weekly Plus

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin and the Lincoln County Health Department and Family Planning Health Services are joining together to provide free, rapid hepatitis C testing to Lincoln County residents. The testing will be done at the Lincoln County Health Department, 607 N. Sales Street, Suite 101, Merrill, Wisc., on April 15,12:00 noon–6:00 p.m.; and on April 17, 12:00 noon–6:00 p.m., at the Tomahawk Family Planning Clinic, 318 N. 7th Street. No appointments are necessary for this free testing; testing will be available while supplies last. Both locations also will offer HIV testing for those who are interested. For more information, contact Katie Baumann at the Lincoln County Health Department by calling (715) 539–1366 or by e-mailing kbaumann@co.lincoln.wi.us; or Amanda Nelson at the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin by calling (715) 355–6867. For more information about hepatitis C, visit CDC’s Web site at http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/C/index.htm.



 


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