The following is a web-based clearinghouse that contains
information on hepatitis. The presence of an internet site or
telephone hotline or information, products, or services provided
on this list does not constitute an endorsement by the Florida
Department of Health (FDOH) and none should be inferred. FDOH is
not responsible for the content of the individual organization web
pages or hotlines found on this list. This list is provided as
a guide for the public on free information that is available on
hepatitis. The information that these sites provide may not be
from peer-reviewed medical journals, and the content may not have
been subject to review for accuracy by any medical or other
Asian Liver Center
Provides diverse, high quality references about viral
hepatitis through the identification of information and
applications already developed by myriad organizations
throughout the state and the country.
Yahoo Support Groups Provides
links to hepatitis supports groups located throughout the United States and
Canada. Enter "hepatitis" in the Join A Group search box.
Learn All About Hepatitis C
This site, Ready to Learn, is
designed to help you learn more about hepatitis C, including
how hepatitis C is spread,
how to prevent
hepatitis C, and how hepatitis C is diagnosed and treated.
Advocates for Social Justice
The mission of Medical Advocates for Social Justice is to
advocate for and facilitate access to timely and appropriate
healthcare for all who have or are at risk of
life-threatening endemic and epidemic infectious disease and
who are disenfranchised from such access because of poverty
Hepatitis B Foundation Foundation dedicated to finding the cause and
cure for hepatitis B through education, research and patient advocacy.
2-1-1 Big Bend Offers telephone counseling, crisis intervention, community information and referrals.
National Digestive Disease Information Clearinghouse
Part of the National Institutes of Health that conducts and supports
biomedical research, disseminates research findings and health information
to the public. Part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association Provides information about hepatitis A, B and C and common issues associated with HIV/AIDS. Also provides referral
information for patients seeking gay and lesbian friendly health care professionals.
HIV/STD/Hepatitis C Information & Referral Center
Provides information on the prevention, transmission, and
treatment of HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases (STD),
and hepatitis. Join their bimonthly listserv
highlights resources regarding HIV/AIDS, STD, and
Lab Tests Online A public resource on clinical lab testing from the laboratory professionals who
do the testing
Medicaid Medicaid has eleven area offices that serve as local
liaisons to providers and recipients. The area offices handle claims resolution and gives assistance to those
trying to get Medicaid at the local level.