Whatcom County Syringe Exchange Program

Whatcom County Health Department

Syringe exchange programs are a standard public health practice both in the United States and around the world. Studies show that syringe exchanges are cost effective programs that reduce the spread of diseases in the community, and do not increase the use of injection drugs. The Whatcom County Health Department offers the confidential exchange of new, sterile syringes and clean injection equipment in exchange for contaminated syringes. Services Provided - Education on reducing harms associated with drug use - HIV testing (finger stick, results in 20 minutes) - Hepatitis C screening (finger stick, results In 20 minutes) STD testing - Hepatitis A and B vaccinations Naloxone Distribution Program - Other vaccines as available - On-site substance abuse treatment counselor - On-site Registered Nurse for wound assessments and discussion of other health and social service concerns

  • Case Management/Coordinated Care
  • Community Trainings/Education
  • Hepatitis testing/Education
  • HIV testing/Education
  • MAT Education/Referrals
  • Naloxone Distribution/Overdose Ed.
  • Safe Sex Items
  • Syringe Services
  • Wound Care Services

1500 N State St
Bellingham, WA 98225 US

Hours

Monday: 9:30am to 12:00pm

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 2:30pm to 5:15pm

Friday: Closed

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

(360) 778-6100
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