syringe service program

Grand Forks Public Health to Begin Syringe Service Program

the program seeks to reduce the spread of infectious disease related to injection drug use

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Public Health is set to begin operation of their Syringe Service Program on Friday, October 18 at 1 p.m. The program will operate as “The Any Positive Change (APC) Project” and seeks to reduce the spread of infectious disease related to injection drug use, provide positive connections to clients in active substance use, and prevent opioid…

Proposal for Syringe Service Program in Grand Forks to Reduce Hepatitis C

Between 2017 and 2018 there has been a 78% increase in the rate of Hepatitis C in Grand Forks County

GRAND FORKS, N.D.– Health officials host a meeting to talk about a proposal to combat an increase of Hepatitis C in Grand Forks County. Between 2017 and 2018 there has been a 78% increase in the rate of Hepatitis C in Grand Forks County. But a proposal for a syringe service program could be the intervention that brings those numbers…