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RAPID HEPATITIS C TESTING IN THE RIVERLAND NEXT WEEK

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Free testing clinics for Hepatitis C are set to be held in the Riverland next week, forming part of a statewide strategy to eliminate the virus.

The clinics held by Hepatitis SA and SA Health will be hosted by local pharmacies, starting in Loxton next Tuesday.

Hepatitis SA say treatment uptake rates in regional SA are lower than Adelaide, and the new point of care rapid testing and immediate referral to regional centres is a small step in improving access to testing and treatment for rural South Australians.

More information can be found here. 

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