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Pettis County Health Center providing free Hepatitis C antibody testing during May

May 7, 2013

The Pettis County Health Center will be providing free Hepatitis C antibody testing during May. It is recommended people born from 1945 to 1965 be tested.


Hepatitis C is a disease of the liver that is caused by the Hepatitis C virus. The disease can cause chronic disease of the liver, develop into cirrhosis, cancer or even death. It is the number one reason for a liver transplant. Often, there are no symptoms.


To schedule an appointment, call the health center at 827-1130.