Rise in known Hepatitis C cases possibly due to improved screening

Hepatitis C might be on the rise locally, according to a new report from the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit. Part of the problem comes from a reluctance to seek help based on the slow progression of the disease. At Wednesday’s Board of Health meeting, the 2015 infectious disease report was presented by the health unit’s epidemiologist, Stanley Ing, and its program manager of clinic services, Stacy Rybansky. Three infectious diseases saw their numbers