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Sherri Stamper, RN, BSN
Local Health Nurse
606-473-9838 ext.136

Greenup County

Syringe Exchange Program

A free, anonymous and safe needle exchange
Open Wednesdays, 1pm-4pm inside GCHD,
806 Seaton Avenue (US 23), Greenup, Kentucky



Items Given at the Exchange

Items Given

Each client will receive a white sharps container for used syringes, three latex condoms, information on HIV and Safe Injection Practices.  For the first two (2) visits each client receives 40 syringes, regardless of the amount of used syringes returned. After the 2nd visit, it's a 1 for 1 exchange (1 clean syringe for 1 used syringe) up to 40 syringes.

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Confidential Exchange

We strive to protect the privacy of each client. There is a private area for clients to meet with health department staff.

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