Mercy Clermont Hospital and Clermont County Public Health have partnered to offer a free syringe services program starting March 1.
The Exchange Project van, which is operated by Hamilton County Public Health, will visit the Clermont Hospital campus every Thursday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The hospital is located at 3000 Hospital Drive, Batavia, Ohio 45103.
The program also offers testing and referral to treatment for HIV and Hepatitis C, education on prevention of infection and an access point to substance use disorder counseling and treatment programs. The program also provides naloxone, also known as Narcan, an opiate overdose reversal medication. Read more here.