Hepatitis C http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Park County experiencing Hepatitis-C outbreak http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/park-county-experiencing-hepatitis-c-outbreak <p>Park County saw an increase of 144-percent in newly reported Hepatitis-C cases from 2011 to 2012</p><p>The Adult Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator with the Wyoming Department of Health, Ashley Grajczyk, says right now Park County has about double the state rate of cases.</p><p>“What that means is we have an outbreak in that county,” she says. &nbsp;</p><p>Grajczyk says the health department is “attributing the majority on newly reported cases to injection drug use. 41% of cases reported in 2012 indicated that they had either been currently, recently, or formerly injecting drugs.”</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 00:55:36 +0000 Irina Zhorov 50207 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Park County experiencing Hepatitis-C outbreak