Needle Exchange Showing Success

Dr. Deborah McMahan

In January, we posted about the new Syringe Services Program open in Allen County.  (Read post here: https://lookupindiana.org/syringe-services-program-now-open/).  Three months later, Health Commissioner Dr. Deborah McMahan gives an update in an interview with The Journal Gazette.

“I think that’s a good sign that they’re trusting that they can come in here, make the exchange and be done,” ­McMahan said. “I think we’re saving emergency rooms and urgent care centers some expense by treating some of these infections before they become a problem as well.”

Read the full article here: http://www.journalgazette.net/20170402/needle–exchange-showing-success

 

 

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