There are many things you can do, even if you only have a little bit of time to commit. The most important thing is to begin a conversation about viral hepatitis. An easy place to start is by encouraging friends and family born between 1945-1965 to get tested for hepatitis C.

Social media is another way to encourage dialog about hepatitis. You can also educate people by writing an opinion piece for your local newspaper. If you have viral hepatitis and are open about it, tell your story. We connect and heal through stories. To reach a wider audience, submit your story to

For more ideas, check out the Hepatitis Awareness Month site.  Thank you for wanting to make a difference.