Indianapolis Urban League

National Hepatitis Testing Day – Health Empowerment

Thursday, May 19 Love Your Liver (1)



African Americans are twice as likely to be infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV)
compared to the general U.S. population, according to the CDC.

Join the Special Population Special Program staff as they move to the Indianapolis Urban League parking lot

(777 Indiana Avenue) to service residents in our community to provide free Hepatitis testing on the National

Hepatitis Day Thursday, May 19, 2022, from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

  • No ID
  • No Insurance
  • No Appointment
  • Free and confidential testing for HepC and HIV


Hepc Testing Day Ig 5.15.22 (1)

What is Hepatitis?

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver which can be caused by drug and alcohol use, or certain medical conditions. In most cases, hepatitis is caused by a virus known as viral hepatitis, and the most common forms are hepatitis A, B, and C.

Indianapolis Urban League


  • Educational Sessions in English and Spanish
    (HIV Prevention Information)
  • Pre-Exposure Prophlaxis (PreP)
  • Post-Exposure Prevention (PEP) (PEPSE)
  • Treatment and Prevention (TasP)
  • Blood Tests for HIV, Syphilis, ad Hepatitis C
  • Urine Sample Tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Trichomoniasis

Test results are provided by the Indiana State Department of Health and the Marion County Public Health Department Labs at least five 5 business days after the actual test.

Due to COVID-19 in-person restrictions, the Indianapolis Urban League offers HIV 20 minute Rapid Test by appointment only.  Call (317) 693-7603 to schedule a confidential appointment between 8:30 am and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Learn more about our Special Populations Support Program click here

National HIV/AIDS Awareness Days are celebrated throughout the year:

  • National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – February 7
  • National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – March 10
  • HIV Long-Term Survivors Day – June 5
  • National HIV Testing Day – June 27
  • National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day – October 15
  • World AIDS Day – December 1