Hepatitis C and Correctional Officers

Posted 07 September, 2020
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HOW IS HEPATITIS C TRANSMITTED IN A CORRECTIONAL CENTRE?

Hepatitis C is transmitted by blood to blood contact Correctional Officers can contract hepatitis C through: assaults, blood spills and accidental needle stick injuries People in a Correctional Centre can contract hepatitis C through: sharing needles and tattoo guns sharing razors, toothbrushes and equipment used for hair cuts.


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