Baltimore City Health Department, Needle Exchange Program
https://health.baltimorecity.gov/hiv-std-services/community-risk-reduction
Resource Details
Alternate Name Baltimore City Needle Exchange Program, Community Risk Reduction Services
Description 1) NEEDLE EXCHANGE: Operates mobile health vehicles which provide HIV testing, counseling, syphilis screening, vaccines for influenza, and provides information on tuberculosis, substance use treatment and sexually transmitted diseases. Individuals can exchange used needles for sterile needles on a "as needed" exchange basis. 

2) STAYING ALIVE PROGRAM: Provides training to individuals on how to recognize an opiate/heroin overdose and respond by calling 911, and administering rescue breathing and the drug Naloxone (also known as Narcan). Provides Naloxone to anyone in the community, free of charge. Also provides referrals to drug abusers for substance abuse treatment and other services.  

 
Defined coverage areas:
Maryland
 
Hours of operation:
Mon: 9:30AM 10PM
Tue: 9:30AM 10PM
Wed: 6PM 10PM
Thu: 9:30AM 10PM
Fri: 9:30AM 10PM
Sat: 12NOON 4pm
Physical Location Description Call for information.
Program
Eligibility Any IV drug user or HIV+ drug user; CTR services and vaccines are offered to the general public.
Program Fees None.
Application Process Call for locations and times of mobile vans.
Documents Required Call for information.
Volunteer Requirements 18 and older.
Volunteer Duties Call and ask for Lisa Parker, Assistant Director.
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Contact Information
Fax Number 410-233-3602
Main 410-396-3731
East Van 410-371-2596
West Van 410-371-2547
Main Contact Name Jeffrey Long
Main Contact Title Deputy Director
Main Contact Phone 410-365-7404
Main Contact Email Address jeffrey.long@baltimorecity.gov
Director or Senior Administrator Name Derrick Hunt
Director or Senior Administrator Title Director
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 410-365-2401
Director or Senior Administrator Email Address derrick.hunt@baltimorecity.gov
Sites offering this Program 3000 Druid Park Drive