Opioids

Issue Brief: Expanding SSPs Can Help Curb Surge in Hepatitis C and HIV Cases

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law‘s new issue brief, Community Experience Offers Lessons for Expanding Access to Syringe Services Programs, provides communities and policymakers with information they can use to build needed support for…

From the Field: Strategies to Increase Hepatitis C Screening and Linkage to Care through SSPs

By: Nicole Miller, MSN, RN; Lela Riherd, BSN, RN, CIC; Zac Doobovsky, BSN, RN, CIC; and Harp Cheema, BSN, RN, Whatcom County Health Department (WA) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates nearly 2.4 million Americans are…

CE: Wound Botulism Outbreak Among Persons Who Use Black Tar Heroin — San Diego County, California, 2017–2018

CDC’s MMWR and Medscape are proud to introduce a new FREE continuing education (CE) activity. The goal of this activity is to describe a wound botulism outbreak in California during 2017–2018 among persons who use…