Saturday, June 15, 2013

Free HIV, Hepatitis Testing for Patients of Former Tulsa Oral Surgeon to End June 28

June 14--The last day for former patients of Tulsa oral surgeon Dr. W. Scott Harrington to get free testing for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C at the Tulsa City-County Health Department is June 28, officials announced Thursday.

Harrington might have exposed 7,000 patients or more to the diseases through a lack of infection control procedures and the use of unsanitary equipment.

So far, 73 former patients have tested positive for hepatitis C, five for hepatitis B and three for HIV.

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