Tag: Heroin Response

In first year, Grant county syringe exchange prevents disease, connects to treatment

In its first year of operation, the Grant County syringe access exchange program has helped 130 people prevent infectious diseases spread through IV drug use. Services are offered on Wednesday afternoons at the Northern Kentucky Health Department’s Grant County Health Center in Williamstown, Ky. The program launched on March 16, 2016. “The syringe access exchange […]

Community Invited to Health Center to Learn About Heroin Response, Syringe Exchhage

The Northern Kentucky Health Department’s Campbell County Health Center will hold an open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. At the event, community leaders and Newport residents can find out details about Northern Kentucky’s response to the heroin epidemic and learn more about the proposed syringe access exchange program. Health […]