New medications are now available that can provide a cure for Hepatitis C for up to 97% of those treated. What had previously been a diagnosis with often-fatal outcomes can now be cured. Provider Ruth Dotson, PA-C specializes in the treatment of chronic Hepatitis C. 


FREE Hepatitis C Screenings are available at the HCCH Watauga and Avery Medical Sites for patients AND the public. Screening hours are listed below:

Monday-Friday 8am-12pm, 1pm-4pm (no appointment necessary)

For more information about the Hepatitis C treatment program at High Country Community Health, please call the Watauga Medical Office at 828-262-3886.