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Doctor suspended after 4 patients test positive for Hepatitis C

12 Septembre 2017

The New York State Department of Health is advising any patient who has received an intravenous infusion, injection, or had blood taken at Tomorrow Medicine's, from two Westchester County locations, to get tested for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV.

"As the health commissioner for Westchester County, I strongly encourage any of Dr. Timothy Morely's patients who have received an intravenous infusion, injection or a blood draw to contact their health care provider to get tested for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV", Health Commissioner Sherlita Amler said in a statement on Monday.

Morley was ordered to stop practicing medicine immediately, pending a formal hearing, due to charges of violating state public health and education law and failing to produce relevant records as part of a state and local investigation.

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The Health Department believes the patients contracted the disease at clinics in Mount Kisco and White Plains.

According to its website, Tomorrow Medicine offers a number of treatments, including hormone replacement therapy, weight loss programs and diabetes prevention. Testing is also available at no cost for patients through the Westchester County Department of Health at 914-995-7499 Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m.to 4:30 p.m.

Doctor suspended after 4 patients test positive for Hepatitis C