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WVBPH says that prior to
"If someone has been a Valley Pain Management patient and received injections, it does not mean that he or she has contracted an infectious disease. It is impossible to predict which patients were potentially exposed to infectious diseases," said ODH Program Manager of Viral Hepatitis Prevention Maureen Murphy-Weiss. "As a precaution, we are recommending that
Patients who have health insurance should talk with their primary care provider about arranging such testing. Patients who do not have health insurance should call ODH toll-free at 844-593-5184 to receive instructions about how to arrange testing.
Valley Pain Management has not been cooperating to public health authorities' request for a patient list and contact information. ODH is reviewing potential legal options to obtain the names and contact information of Valley Pain Management's
For information about hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), go to the ODH website at www.odh.ohio.gov and click on the A - Z Index.
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