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Officials approve needle exchange in Daviess County

It will allow the Daviess County Community Health Center to give drug users clean needles in exchange for dirty ones.

Mobile needle exchange planned for northern Kentucky

Nurses in Newport and Covington will provide sterile needles in exchange for used ones, overdose reversal kits and HIV tests.

Lexington-Fayette Health Dept. expanding needle exchange

The drug epidemic is having such a big impact on Kentucky, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has expanded its needle exchange to a second day a week.

No condoms at needle exchanges in Catholic hospital’s lots

St. Elizabeth Healthcare will not give out condoms during needle exchange.

Health department: Needle exchange program is a growing success

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department says its needle exchange program is making strides in fighting the spread of Hepatitis C and HIV.

Needle exchange opens in Ashland

A needle exchange program is starting in Ashland to give heroin users access to clean syringes.

Grant County officials approve needle exchange program

The Northern Kentucky Health Department is set to get its first needle exchange program.

Ashland seeks to start needle drive to combat Hepatitis C

The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department is planning a needle-exchange program to prevent the further spread of Hepatitis C in the area.

Needle exchange leaders cheer relaxed federal funding ban

Advocates are praising Congress' recent softening of a longtime ban on federal dollars going to needle exchanges amid growing intravenous drug abuse that's spreading hepatitis and HIV in many states.

Louisville’s needle-exchange program spreads to suburbs

Louisville's needle-exchange program is spreading to the suburbs.

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