Needle Exchange Services

HIV/STD Services

Exchanging used syringes for new ones helps lower the risk of HIV and hepatitis B and C transmission.

Overview

Spokane Regional Health District Needle Exchange services provide one-for-one exchange of used syringes for new ones.

Also provided to help lower the risk of HIV and hepatitis B and C transmission:

  • alcohol pads
  • cotton
  • other risk-reduction supplies

Outreach workers provide information on overdose prevention, safe injection practices, and also provide referrals to treatment services, health insurance, and access to health care.

Naloxone is also available for those at highest risk for opioid overdose.


Used Syringes

Click here to read more about finding a used syringe.