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December 7, 2016

 

Allen County's needle exchange program is open for three hours each Tuesday evening.

Allen Becomes Latest Indiana County To Offer Needle Exchange

The department says it didn't advertise the opening of the program because it believed a soft opening was the best way to get the word out to those affected.

November 30, 2016

 

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CDC Report Encourages Expanding Syringe Exchange Programs

Indiana lawmakers legalized the creation of syringe exchanges in the Hoosier state in 2015. Eight counties now have state-approved programs.

November 23, 2016

 

Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski urges the Tippecanoe County Commissioners to obtain more information before establishing syringe services program.

Tippecanoe Co. Asks State Health Dept. For Syringe Exchange

Tippecanoe County Commissioners approved the proposal, but Lafayette Mayor and Police Chief expressed concern and frustration.

August 12, 2016

 

Isiah Benford

Judge Releases Man Accused Of Intentionally Spreading HIV

A judge delayed Isiah Benford's trial until February because some documents and witnesses were not shared with the defense sooner.

May 17, 2016

 

The outbreak is tied to intravenous drug use of Opana.

Allen County Becomes Eighth To Approve Needle Exchange

The public showed overwhelming support for the syringe exchange proposal at a public meeting, prompting the commissioners to take an unplanned vote.

April 29, 2016

 

Bobby Knight and Donald Trump

Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ April 29, 2016

How the interest in the presidential race could impact other issues on the Hoosier ballot, the HIV outbreak in Scott County and morel mushroom hunting season.

April 22, 2016

 

Mayor Hamilton speaks on water quality.

Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ April 22, 2016

We take you back to Austin where nearly 200 people are now living with HIV, Bloomington's water pollutants and presidential hopefuls try to win over Hoosiers.

April 22, 2016

 

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Wayne County Submits Syringe Exchange Proposal For Approval

If approved, the program would be the seventh request and the fifth approved syringe exchange in Indiana.

April 22, 2016

 

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Tonight At 6 On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

We take you back to Austin where nearly 200 people are now living with HIV, Bloomington's water pollutants and presidential hopefuls try to win over Hoosiers.

April 7, 2016

 

Brittany Combs is seen delivering clean needles and other supplies to a member of Scott County's needle exchange program.

A Year After Indiana HIV Outbreak, Addiction Treatment Lags

The state estimates that there are about 500 people who abuse drugs in Austin and the number of those infected with HIV has grown to 190.

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