Testing yourself regularly is important for people who inject drugs because it allows you to keep track of your status. To know whether or not you have hepatitis C increases caution. It can also be a contributing factor to stop bending the rule to not let others use your syringes or paraphernalia, like drug mix and mixing container etc.
The sooner hepatitis C is discovered, the better. For your and others safety and health.
When you are on site for hepatitis C testing, ask to be tested for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
Health centers that provide testing:
- Healthcare clinic
- Prenatal care clinic
- Dependence clinic
- Needle exchange
- Clinics for sexual health, for example RFSU-clinic
- Youth Healthcare clinic
If you have sex for payment and worry about hepatitis C, HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, you can visit:
Everyone is welcome, regardless of sex, gender identity or sexual identity