Registered Nurse Carol Simmons prepares a bag of sterile IV injection supplies -- including syringes, alcohol swabs and sterile water as part of a needle exchange program in Huntington, West Virginia. Huntington adopted the program to try to prevent drug overdoses. North Carolina currently has 26 safe syringe programs to prevent opioid abuse and blood-borne diseases.
Registered Nurse Carol Simmons prepares a bag of sterile IV injection supplies -- including syringes, alcohol swabs and sterile water as part of a needle exchange program in Huntington, West Virginia. Huntington adopted the program to try to prevent drug overdoses. North Carolina currently has 26 safe syringe programs to prevent opioid abuse and blood-borne diseases. Pew Charitable Trusts TNS
Registered Nurse Carol Simmons prepares a bag of sterile IV injection supplies -- including syringes, alcohol swabs and sterile water as part of a needle exchange program in Huntington, West Virginia. Huntington adopted the program to try to prevent drug overdoses. North Carolina currently has 26 safe syringe programs to prevent opioid abuse and blood-borne diseases. Pew Charitable Trusts TNS

Durham to offer free syringes to fight opioid abuse, blood-borne diseases

February 21, 2018 06:00 AM