This activity is now closed but information below relating to hepatitis C testing and treatment are still relevant.
On 28 June 2022, a Viral Hepatitis Nurse from SA Health visited Port Pirie to provide rapid hepatitis C testing. This special drop-in clinic was open from 10am to 4pm at the Port Pirie GP Plus Health Care Centre, 50 Gertrude St. Bookings are recommended but not required. Results were available in an hour and delivered via a phone call where preferred.
Hepatitis SA provides confidential support for people affected by viral hepatitis, including a telephone information and support line, face-to-face information sessions and regular support groups at Port Adelaide and Hackney.
Hepatitis SA provides up-to-date, accurate information on hepatitis B and hepatitis C:
Do you come across clients with hepatitis B or C in your work?
Do you think your community or the community you work with, may be at risk of hepatitis B or C?
Hepatitis SA delivers free hepatitis B and hepatitis C education to South Australians who:
Our educators have up-to-date knowledge about hepatitis, testing, treatment options and related issues. Our teams also include peer educators who have personal experiences relevant to their client groups.
Hepatitis SA runs four Clean Needle Program (CNP) sites at Hackney, Noarlunga, Port Adelaide, and Salisbury, as well as a syringe vending machine at Hackney. Our CNP Peers also attend rostered sessions at other sites at various times during the week.
Useful services and contacts from organisations other than Hepatitis SA.