National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD) 2016

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Monday, July 25th is the 4th Annual National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD).

The National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. invites organizations to support the day by signing on to host activities in their City on or leading up to July 25, 2016.

We will also host a kick-off event and panel discussion in Philadelphia on July 25, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. ET. REGISTER HERE for free to watch the webcast and learn more about the speakers and agenda here.

The list of organizations and NBLCA affiliates across the nation supporting NAAHCAD 2016 with activities and information includes:

ALABAMA

Quality of Life Health Services, Tuskegee, AL

CALIFORNIA

Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics (Westside Clinic), Santa Barbara, CA

Watts Healthcare Corporation, Los Angeles, CA

California Hepatitis Alliance

CONNECTICUT

Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery,  Bridgeport, CT

CT Community for Addiction Recovery, Hartford, CT

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Black Women’s Health Imperative, Washington, DC

MEDStar Health, Washington, DC

MedStar Health Research Institute, Washington, DC

Propel Foundation Services, Washington, DC

FLORIDA

Community Rehabilitation Center, Inc., Jacksonville, FL

GEORGIA

Recovery Consultants of Atlanta,  Decatur, GA

ILLINOIS

Brothers Health Collective, Chicago, IL

Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus, Chicago, IL

Georgia Doty HIV & Hepatitis Community Outreach Inc., Chicago, IL

HepC CATT, Chicago, IL

Safer Foundation, Chicago  IL

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

HHS, Region V

INDIANA

Indiana State Department of Health, Indianapolis, IN

St. Luke Missionary Baptist, Indianapolis, IN

LOUISIANA

Aspirations, Baton Rouge, LA

Metro Health, Baton Rouge, LA

Priority Health Care, New Orleans, LA

MARYLAND

Danya Institute, Silver Spring, MD

MICHIGAN

Institute for Population Health, Detroit, MI

Lansing Association of Black Social Workers, Lansing, MI

MatrixHuman Services (MAC) Health, Ferndale, MI

MDHHS Detroit STD Surveillance and Intervention Unit, Detroit, MI

NBLCA of Detroit, Detroit, MI

NORTH CAROLINA

Shades of Pride, Durham, NC

NEW JERSEY

AETC NCRC, Newark, NJ

NEW YORK

ADRL Foundation, New York, NY

Amida Care, New York, NY

Bedford Stuyvesant Family Health Center, New York, NY

C.O.P.E.,  Health New York, NY

Community Health Center of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Community Health Center of Cheektowaga, Cheektowaga, NY

Community Health Center of Lockport, Lockport, NY

Community Health Center of Niagra Falls, Niagara Falls, NY

F.A.C.E.S, Syracuse, NY

Hep Free NYC, New York, NY

Jewel Pharmacy,  Flushing, NY

Jordan Health, Rochester, NY

Morrisania Revitalization Corporation, Inc., Bronx, NY

Mount Moriah AME Church, Cambria Heights, NY

NBLCA of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

NBLCA of Nassau County (LI), Freeport, NY

NBLCA of NYC, New York, NY

NBLCA of Rochester, Rochester, NY

NBLCA of Syracuse, Syracuse, NY

Trillium Health, Rochester, NY

PENNSYLVANIA

Community Liver Alliance, Pittsburgh, PA

American Liver Foundation –  MidAtlantic

SOUTH CAROLINA

South Carolina HIV/AIDS Council, Columbia, SC

TENNESSEE

Lizacare Foundation, Chattanooga, TN

TEXAS

TSU Shape Initiative, Houston, TX

VIRGINIA

Prevent Cancer Foundation, Alexandria, VA

NATIONAL

CDC Viral Hepatitis

Hep C & Me

Hep C Alliance

Hep C Coalition

NAACHO

NVHR

  
    to sign up your organization and join them.

Suggested activities:

  • Outreach & Testing events– Testing and linkage to care
  • HCV Health Literacy – Workshops to educate the community
  • Social Marketing Campaign  – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, other
  • Town Hall/Policy Intervention – Targeting policy-makers and legislators

As a national partner, your participation will help to ensure the success and impact of this critically important campaign—namely, increase awareness, increase testing and linkage to care. Together, we can help our communities get educated, get tested, and get the word out about HCV.

Be sure to share information about your #NAAHCAD activities by using the hashtag.