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October 31, 2017

 

Those participating in Scott County's syringe exchange program can deposit used needles in this drop box on the side of the road.

Scott Co. Doctor: Syringe Exchanges Shouldn’t Be Politicized

Dr. William Cooke credits Scott County's syringe exchange with dramatically slowing the 2015 HIV outbreak.

October 2, 2017

 

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Lawrence County Needle Exchange Halted, Pending Approval

The commissioner’s office will need to vote to reapprove the program within the next few weeks if it is to remain in operation.

September 26, 2017

 

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Does Indianapolis Need A Needle Exchange To Avoid An HIV Outbreak?

Since the state legalized county-based syringe exchanges in 2015, nine counties have started or made plans to start a needle exchange program.

September 12, 2017

 

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Scott Co Files Lawsuit Against Purdue Pharma, Endo Pharmaceuticals

The lawsuit alleges drugs made by the manufacturers contributed to the county's ongoing opioid epidemic.

September 8, 2017

 

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State Receives $26M Grant For HIV Treatment

More than 12,000 people living in Indiana have HIV.

August 24, 2017

 

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CDC Sends Letter To State Clarifying Syringe Exchange Stance

The letter states that syringe exchange programs reduce the spread of disease and do not increase the rate of community drug use.

August 18, 2017

 

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Hospital In Drug-Troubled Fayette County Starting Detox Unit

A hospital in a rural Indiana county hit hard by opioid abuse is starting a drug detoxification unit emphasizing treatment for those diagnosed with HIV.

July 31, 2017

 

The Tataya Mato week at Indianapolis’ Jameson Camp is a free sleepaway camp for children impacted by HIV/AIDS.

Welcome To The Summer Camp For Kids Impacted By HIV

Once a summer the Jameson Camp in Indianapolis hosts a session for campers with this in common: either they or a family member have HIV/AIDS.

June 2, 2017

 

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Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ June 2, 2017

A Scott County HIV outbreak update, why those trying to fix nutrient runoff in the Gulf of Mexico are looking to Indiana and a new exhibit at the Indy Zoo.

June 1, 2017

 

Austin

Syringe Exchange Still Divides Community At Center Of HIV Outbreak

It’s been more than two years since HIV rapidly spread through the small town of Austin, and the community is in recovery.

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