How do people contract hepatitis c?

Contact with blood. One can catch hepatitis c from an infected person by getting the infected person's blood into oneself by activities such as: sharing needles during drug abuse, accidental needle-sticks, being born to a hepc+ mother, sharing razors or toothbrushes, or having sex. Transmission of hepc virus during sex can happen, but is uncommon.
Contracting Hep C. Hepatitis C can be contracted by: Blood transfusions, IV drug use, vertical transmission ( mother to child), sexual exposure, tattooing, Cocaine intranasal use, dialysis and needle stick injuries. .