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12noon to 3pm @ Northwood Health Systems

The Needle Exchange offers a 1 for 1 exchange of syringes in an effort to stop the spread of HIV and Hepatitis through the use of dirty syringes.

Other Services

  • HIV/AIDS education, testing and counseling
  • Condom distribution to prevent sexual transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Referrals to substance abuse treatment and other medical and social services
  • Distribution of alcohol swabs to help prevent abscesses and other bacterial infections
  • Tuberculosis (TB) screening, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and other infections
  • Vaccinations

Exchange services are also offered during the health department’s Project HOPE (Homeless Outreach Program) clinics and as needed at the health department in the City/County Building, 1500 Chapline Street, 1st floor.  For more information, call (304) 234-3682.

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