Central Connecticut Hepatitis Community

July 2016

Regular 7pm Meeting, July 13th:

Celebrate our Independence by joining facilitators in contacting local resources to promote HCV advocacy. We will also be verifying final plans for the sixteenth annual Hepatitis C Support Group Liverfest picnic. We will be drumming up support for the weekend after Dr. Wu speaks to us (on September 18, 2016) for our Liver Lifers walk team to assist in raising funds for the American Liver Foundation programs.

Future meetings:
  • August 13, 2016 meeting: As schools get ready for the 2016-2017 year, things to take into account when family members prepare to start SCHOOL will be discussed. The weekend after our regular meeting will be the 16th annual Liverfest Hepatitis Support Group Picnic.
  • September 14, 2016 meeting: George Y. Wu, M.D., Ph.D. will be speaking to our group to give us a HCV Therapy Update. Our walk team, Liver Lifers, will walk to raise funds for ALF on September 18, 2016.
  • October 12, 2016 meeting: We are planning Fall 2016 activities, including Halloween. Nominations for 2017 Facilitator(s) opens.
  • November 12, 2016 meeting: Thanksgiving celebration meeting. Nominations for 2017 Facilitators(s) continues to be open
  • December 9, 2016 meeting: Closing of 2017 Facilitator(s) nominations and vote is planned, followed by holiday celebrations.

Prospects for future meetings:
A transplant surgeon, attorneys, psychiatry professional, massage therapy education and treatment experiences are some of the ideas on the table.

Today's Date:

Last Updated: July 28, 2016
This Month's Links:
To eliminate HCV in the U.S.
WHO: 7/28/16 is World Hepatitis Day
ALF promotes 2016 World Hepatitis Day

What States are doing

Email: support@cchcgroup.org