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Health Issues Poll: Kentucky adults still divided on needle exchange programs

About half of Kentucky adults favor programs that allow people who use intravenous drugs to exchange used needles for sterile ones, while about 40 percent oppose such programs.
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Lexington-Fayette County Health Department celebrates 3 years of needle-exchange program

It has been three years since the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has opened their needle-exchange program.
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Court in Kentucky approves needle exchange program

A needle exchange program for Barren County was approved Tuesday.

Health department to offer free Narcan kits

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is going to start offering free Narcan kits as part of its needle-exchange program, according to the health department.
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Greenup County to Begin Needle Exchange Program

The Greenup County Health Department is set to launch a needle exchange program aimed at stopping the spread of diseases through dirty needles.

Planned needle exchange program moves forward in Boyle Co.

Health officials in Boyle County are moving forward with a proposed needle exchange program.
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Bowling Green commission approves needle exchange program

The Bowling Green City Commission has approved a needle exchange program aimed at fighting the spread of disease.
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Campbell County approves needle exchange program

Campbell County's government has voted in support of creating a needle exchange to grant heroin users access to clean syringes.
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LFCHD needle-exchange to add on-site referral to rehab services

Lexington’s successful needle-exchange program will soon be adding another service: on-site referrals to rehabilitation programs.
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Kenton County approves Covington needle exchange program

A needle exchange program in Covington has moved another step closer to reality.
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Covington commissioners approve needle exchange

The city of Covington has taken a step toward supporting its own needle exchange program.
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Boyd County Fiscal Court approves needle exchange program

The Boyd County Fiscal Court has passed a resolution to approve a needle exchange program for one year.
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Senate votes to put stipulation on needle-exchange programs

Kentucky lawmakers have delved back into the contentious issue of needle-exchange programs created as a result of a 2015 law combating the state's heroin-addiction problems.
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Louisville’s needle-exchange program expands to new site

Louisville's needle-exchange program is expanding to another site where people can swap dirty needles for clean ones.
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AG’s opinion delves into needle exchange programs

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway's office says local health departments may provide syringes in needle exchange programs even if participants don't turn in old needles.
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Louisville’s needle exchange has 57 visitors in first week

Health officials in Louisville say 57 intravenous drug users visited the city's needle exchange program during its first week of operation.
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Louisville prepares to launch needle-exchange program

Louisville is poised to become Kentucky's first city to offer a needle-exchange program to combat heroin addiction.
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Officials unveil plan for Lexington needle-exchange program

Lexington health officials have unveiled a preliminary plan for a needle-exchange program to be launched in the city.
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After 3 years of trying, Ky. passes bill fighting heroin

Taxpayers will spend money to keep heroin dealers in prison longer and to give addicts a steady supply of clean needles under a bill that has passed the state legislature designed to curb Kentucky's alarming increase of overdose deaths.

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