NEW: Expanded list of all Ohio syringe programs

NEW: Expanded list of all Ohio syringe programs

Hours and location included Services offered added to list Harm Reduction Ohio public health fellow Sydney Tavens updated our list of all Syringe Services Programs (SSP) in Ohio. The new list of the 22 counties with syringe programs (sometimes called “needle...
Hancock County opens new syringe service program in Findlay

Hancock County opens new syringe service program in Findlay

Hancock is 21st Ohio county to approve syringe programs Effort will reduce HIV, Hepatitis C, overdose death among people who use drugs   Ohio’s newest syringe service program opened in Findlay on Thursday, July 30th, at the Hancock County Public Health...
Syringe programs re-opening, adding hours and services

Syringe programs re-opening, adding hours and services

Programs find ways to safely adapt to covid-19 See updated list of syringe programs, hours and locations By Elaine Louden, HRO Public Health Fellow Updated 5/20/20 Ohio’s syringe programs are starting to reopen and resume normal hours after closing or restricting...
HEALTH ALERT: Canton latest to close its syringe program (Updated)

HEALTH ALERT: Canton latest to close its syringe program (Updated)

More than half syringe programs now closed in Ohio.  Cutbacks to programs that remain open.  The Canton syringe program, one of the state’s best and friendliest, will close indefinitely because of covid-19, continuing a severe scaling back of programs designed...