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Download the Guide to Comprehensive Hepatitis C Counseling and Testing

HCV Snapshot: An Introduction to Hepatitis C for Health Care

HCV RNA Provider Card

Learn through example by watching any of six vignettes. Each unique scenario features a trained motivational interviewer speaking with a patient at risk for hepatitis C. The videos represent a diverse group of backgrounds and life experiences.

6 Vignettes Addressing Use of Motivational Interviewing with Clients with HCV

The New England and National SBIRT ATTCs developed, filmed, and edited the videos. The Northeast & Caribbean ATTC served as a subject matter expert in the development of the scripts for the vignettes.

Region VIII State Contacts


Andres Guerrero 

Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator


Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment, Viral Hepatitis Program, Disease Control & Environmental Epidemiology Division


4300 Cherry Creek Drive South A3
Denver, Colorado 80246-1530

P: 303-692-2720


The Viral Hepatitis Program works to prevent the spread of viral hepatitis in Colorado, decrease the progression and complications of viral hepatitis related liver disease, and advocate for viral hepatitis policies and resources.

Key Resources include:

  • Listing for Colorado Viral Hepatitis Program testing sites
  • Printed patient educational and informational resources
  • Colorado hepatitis epidemiological data
  • Provide training for medical providers and prevention professionals


Nancy Steinfurth, MPA 

Exectutive Director

Hep C Connection

1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Bldg. B, Ste 302
Denver, Colorado 80222

P: 720-917-3965


Hep C Connection provides a full continuum of services for persons with current or past risk factors including antibody testing, linkage to care, patient navigation, the national Helpline (800-522-HEPC, English and Spanish), and support groups.

We also train providers who work with individuals with current or past risk factors about the hepatitis B and hepatitis C viruses and how to test for antibodies using the rapid hepatitis C test. We have significant current resources that outline best practices, guidelines for treatment, and identify thought leaders and trends in the field. Free educational materials for clients.


Judy Nielsen

HIV/STD/Hepatitis C Sector Supervisor

Montana Dept. of Public Health and Human Services, Public Health and Safety DivisionCogswell Bldg., Room C-211

1400 Broadway
Helena, Montana 59620

P: 406 444-2457


Montana's Hepatitis C effort is housed in the HIV/STD program. Its purpose is to collaborate with others throughout Montana to prevent the spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), and to help ensure access to treatment and services.

Resources Include:

  • Montana epidemiological data
  • Montana web resources for individuals infected with or at risk for HCV Infection
  • Web links for national informational and educational and treatment resources
  • Training and technical assistance for public & private healthcare providers professional


North Dakota

Sarah Weninge

Adult Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator

North Dakota Department of Health, Division of Disease Control

2635 E. Main Street
Bismarck, North Dakota 58506-5520

P: 701-328-2366


North Dakota Department of Health Viral Hepatitis Program protects the health of the public by prevention and control of viral hepatitis infection.

Resources include:

  • Information and publications about viral hepatitis
  • Information and referrals for testing, vaccinations and treatment
  • Viral hepatitis epidemiological data
  • Healthcare provider screening tool
  • Patient resources, including website links for information and treatment                 


South Dakota

For information regarding viral hepatitis resources in South Dakota, call 800-592-1861 or go to



Heather Bush

Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator

Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Communicable Disease Control

Cannon Health Bldg.
288 North 1460 West
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2102

P: (801) 538-6194


The Utah Viral Hepatitis Prevention Program offers:

  • Hepatitis C testing locations
  • Hepatitis C support group
  • Printed educational and informational on viral hepatitis
  • Client risk assessment and other epidemiological data
  • Disease reporting requirements


Ashley Grajczyk, MPH

Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator

Wyoming Department of Health, Preventative Health and Safety Section, Communicable Disease Prevention Unit

6101 Yellowstone Rd, Ste. 510
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002

P: 307-777-8005


Wyoming Department of Health Viral Hepatitis Program provides education and support to the public and to health care professionals throughout the state of Wyoming.

 Education and support includes:

  • Viral hepatitis facts
  • Health professional resources
  • Hepatitis resources for patients
  • Adult viral hepatitis vaccine program