Resources

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LOCAL HEALTH CARE

 

Allegheny Health Network

Allegheny General Hospital

320 E. North Street

Pittsburgh, PA  15212

412.359.3131

https://www.alleghenyhealthnetwork.com

 

Allegheny Center for Digestive Health

1307 Federal Street

Suite 301

Pittsburgh, PA  15212

412.359.8900

ACDH@wpahs.org

 

CaringBridge

Create free, easy websites to help connect friends & family during times of illness, treatment & recovery.

http://www.caringbridge.org/liverfoundation

 

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

One Children's Hospital Drive

4401 Penn Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15224

412.692.5325

http://www.chp.edu/CHP/pediatric+liver+transplants

http://www.chp.edu/CHP/hepatology

 

Excela Health System

http://www.excelahealth.org/

 

UPMC - Center for Liver Diseases

3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 900

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone: 412.647.1170

http://gastroenterology.upmc.com/UPP/LiverDiseasesCenter.htm

 

UPMC-Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute

UPMC Montefiore
7 South, 3459 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone:  412.647.3555 or 877.640.6746

http://www.sti.upmc.edu

 

VA Health System

University Drive - Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15240
412.360.6000 or 866.482.7488

http://www.pittsburgh.va.gov/

 

Westmoreland Gastroenterology Associates

545 Rugh Street

Greensburg, PA  15601

724.836.5500

 

Westmoreland Digestive Disorders

443 Frye Farm Road, Suite 200

Greensburg, PA  15601

724.532.2801

 

SCREENING & TREATMENT SERVICES

 

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Center for Liver Disease

3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 900

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone: 412.647.1170

 

Digestive Health and Nutrition          

725 Cherrington Pkwy.

Moon Twp., PA  15108                          

412-262-1000

 

Allegheny County Federally Qualified Health Centers

1-866-730-2368 or TTY: 412-350-5205

http://www.alleghenycounty.us/dhs/Link/health.asp

allylink@dhs.county.allegheny.pa.us

 

Westmoreland Gastroenterology Assoc.

545 Rugh St.                          

Greensburg, PA  15601

724-836-5500        

 

Northside Christian Health Center

816 Middle Street

Pittsburgh, PA  15212

412-321-4001

www.nschc.org

 

Allegheny Health Network-Gastroenterology

320 East North Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Phone: 412.359.3131

 

Gastroenterology Associates, Inc

5200 Centre Ave., #312

Pittsburgh, PA  15232

412-621-7777

 

Pittsburgh Gastroenterology Associates

2589 Boyce Plaza Rd.                            

Upper St. Clair, PA  15241     

412-838-0400        

 

Central Outreach

1860 Centre Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA  15219

412-471-9806

 

Allegheny County Health Department

3441 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA  15213

412-578-8062        

www.Achd.net         

ADVOCACY GROUPS

 

Abbvie

1-844-2-PROCEED

www.hepceducate.com

 

Gilead Unbranded

www.hepchope.com

 

HCV Advocate

www.hcvadvocate.org/

PO Box 427037

San Francisco, CA 94142

 

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

www.nfid.org/

4733 Bethesda Avenue, Suite 750
Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Phone: 301.656.0003

Email: info@nfid.org 

 

Latino Organization for Liver Awareness
http://www.lola-national.org/

P.O. Box 842
Throggs Neck Station
Bronx, NY 10465

Phone: 888.367.LOLA (5652)

 

Hep C Alert
www.hep-c-alert.org/

660 NE 125th Street
North Miami, FL 33161

877.HELP4HEP

 

Hep C Connection
www.hepc-connection.org/

190 E Ninth Avenue, Suite 320

Denver, CO  80203

Phone: 303.860.0900

800.522.HEPC

 

Hepatitis Foundation International
www.hepfi.org/
504 Blick Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20904-2901

Phone: 800.891.0707 or 301.622.4200

Email:  hfi@comcast.net

GI Cancers Alliance

www.GICancersAlliance.org

Phone: 202-444-0275

contact@gicancersalliance.org

CLINICS

 

Catholic Charities Free Clinic

212 Ninth Street, 3rd Floor

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

412.456.6911
 

Pittsburgh Mercy Family Health Center

Services are all free and confidential and include Hepatitis C Testing, Education about Viral Hepatitis, Risk Counseling, Support, and Information about Current Treatment Options.  For more information contact Alison Kost, RN, at 412.657.8691 mercybehavioral.org

 

Drop In Center for Information Concerning Viral Hepatitis

Pittsburgh Mercy Family Health Center

249 South Ninth Street, Pittsburgh PA 15203

Mondays from 10 AM to 4 PM

 

Services are all free and confidential and include Hepatitis C Testing

Education about Viral Hepatitis, Risk Counseling, Support

and Information about Current Treatment Options.

For more information contact Alison Kost, RN, at 412.657.8691

 

Pennsylvania Federally Qualified Health Centers

http://www.pachc.com/health_find.html

 

 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

 

HealthWell Foundation

Patient Access Network

My Advocate for Health

www.mysupportpath.com
www.harvoni.com 
www.sovaldi.com 
www.viread.com 

 

 

LOCAL SUPPORT GROUPS

 

Greater Pittsburgh PBC Support Group
Meets Second Tuesday of the month (weather permitting); Noon - VIP Room
Panera Bread - Waterworks Mall
Phone:724.863.3126
Contact Ellen Kerber (kerber@kerbers.com) for more information.

 

TRIO-Pittsburgh Chapter Support Group

(Transplant Recipients International Organization)

Meetings on the 3rd Sunday of each month

1:30pm

UPMC Montefiore LHAS Auditorium, 7th Floor next to the Main Lobby

Contact: TRIO at 412.647.7461

 

Westmoreland County Support Group

Held every other Month on the 3rd Monday of the month at 6:30pm

Hempfield Church of Christ

144 Hugh Black Road

Greensburg, PA 15601

Contact: Antonia & Mike Redigan

724.423.5948

antoniaredigan@hotmail.com

 

GOVERNMENTAL RESOURCES


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Viral Hepatitis
www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/index.htm


National Cancer Institute
www.cancer.gov/cancer_information/cancer_type/liver/

Phone: 800.4.CANCER (22-6237)

Email:  cancergovstaff@mail.nih.gov

 

 

OTHER RESOURCES

 

https://amino.com/

HealthWell Foundation

www.healthwellfoundation.org

800-675-8416

 

Hepatitis Neighborhood

http://www.hepatitisneighborhood.com/default.aspx 

 

Nursing Home Abuse

http://www.nursinghomeabuseguide.org/

 

Hepatitis Central
www.hepatitis-central.com/

 

Prevention Point Pittsburgh

907 West Street, #5

Pittsburgh, PA  15221

412-247-3404

www.pppgh.org

 

National Hepatitis C Coalition
www.nationalhepatitis-c.org/
P.O. Box 5058
Hemet, California 92544
Phone: 951.658.4414

Email: support@nationalhepatitis-c.org

 

National Insurance Consumer Hotline

800.942.4242

www.iii.org 

 

Partnership for

Prescription Assistance

If you don’t have prescription coverage

and can’t afford your medicines, call

1-888-4PPA-NOW, or go to www.pparx.org.

More than 2,500 brand-name and generic medicines are covered. You could get them FREE or NEARLY FREE.

Help-4-Hep Peer-To-Peer Helpline

Counselors work with patients to meet the challenges of Hep. C head on.  The phone call, support, information and linkage to care are provided free of charge.

Phone: 877-435-7443

Website: http://www.help4hep.org/

Free Lab Wellness Check from Med Health Services

Blood Test Includes: 

  • Red & white blood cell count

  • Sedimentation rate (for evaluation of inflammation)

  • Cholesterol and its good and dangerous fractions (evaluation of arteriosclerosis)

  • Potassium

  • Sodium (and other electrolytes)

  • Blood Urea Nitrogen also known as BUN (for renal function evaluation)

  • Creatinine (also for renal function evaluation)

  • Liver function blood sugar (evaluation of Diabetes)

  • CRP (evaluation of tissue and arterial inflammation- a component in arteriosclerosis)

  • Hemoglobin A1C (Detection of Diabetes)

  • Coagulation testing (PT and PTT)

  • Urinalysis

No appointments needed. No Doctor's Orders Needed

Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

A 12-hour fast is recommended (water and medications only during that time)

 

Contact info: MHS Labratory

200 James Place, Second floor

Monroeville, PA 15146

www.medhealthservices.com

800-443-2035, ext. 2

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