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Opioid use disorder is fueling a rise in youth hepatitis C cases and a stabilization of a long decline in HIV among people who use drugs.
New cases of all three viruses have declined in the city over the past decade.
HIV programs such as housing and syringe exchanges could be on the chopping block as the November 21 deadline looms. Here’s what you can do.
A new study confirms that providing clean drug injection equipment slows the spread of HIV.
The programs lower the transmission of HIV and hepatitis C, reduce overdoses and result in these other benefits.
Kanawha County leaders want to get ahead of a potential HIV cluster and avoid a repeat of nearby Cabell County.
Judge’s ruling may pave the way for opening the nation’s first supervised overdose prevention facility.
Two new interactive (and free!) databases offer maps, policies and much more, courtesy of amfAR.
With 73 confirmed cases in Cabell County, residents and officials reconsider needle exchange programs.
A CDC survey found concerning rates of high-risk sex and injection practices and a lower rate of successful treatment of HIV.
The agencies in this West Virginia county hope to reach folks who inject drugs.
But we have to fund them first.
But the health secretary does not support safe injection sites.
The Bad River and Red Cliff bands in Wisconsin operate lifesaving syringe access programs.
Efforts to reduce transmissions include needle exchange vending machines, testing and PrEP.
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