Muhlenberg County receives grant for Hepatitis C prevention

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MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) – Muhlenberg County health officials received a grant to help efforts in preventing cases of Hepatitis C.

They received a $69,000 grant from the Harm Reduction Coalition.

Department Director Cathy Bethel said the money will be used for prevention efforts, expanding services, and to train a staff member to be a recovery coach.

The grant was one of eight awarded across Kentucky, totaling more than $1 million.

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(This story was originally published on October 3, 2019)

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