800.460.2616
5027-4 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257 Phone: 1-904-448-9827 Fax: 1-904-425-4948 Toll free: 1-800-460-2616
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Equipment Provider

A full-service home medical
equipment and home
oxygen provider

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Hepatitis C Overview and Facts

Hepatitis C is an infection caused by a virus that attacks the liver and leads to inflammation. Most people infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) have no symptoms. In fact, most people don't know they have the hepatitis C infection until liver damage shows up, decades later, during routine medical tests.

Hepatitis C is one of several hepatitis viruses and is generally considered to be among the most serious of these viruses. Hepatitis C is passed through contact with contaminated blood — most commonly through needles shared during illegal drug use.