Op-Ed: Interconnected, Intertwined, and Colliding: Co-occurring Epidemics of HIV, Viral Hepatitis, & Opioids

In a recent blog, Richard Wolitski, Ph.D., Director, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, U.S Department of Health and Human Services, explored the relationship between injection drug use in the nation’s opioid epidemic, increases in hepatitis C infections, and regional outbreaks of HIV. Check out the blog and learn why continued coordination will be critical to curbing the opioid epidemic and its far-reaching influence on the spread of infectious diseases.

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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