4-8-2020Webinar series helps educate about the critical role of Syringe Services Programs in addressing the convergence of infectious disease and the opioid epidemic.
1-31-2020The nation is experiencing a public health crisis involving the misuse of prescription opioid pain relievers as well as heroin and fentanyl. This misuse has led…
1-31-2020The HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) has launched an effort led by the 10 Regional Health Administrators (RHAs) to support the expansion …
11-8-2019Opioid and drug misuse has profound economic and health consequences on Americans, including a rise in certain infectious diseases throughout our nation.
7-18-2019The HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health will host a webinar on July 30: Syringe Service Programs – A Critical Public Health Intervention.
6-26-2019Syringe services programs are part of the work to redress the public health crisis formed by the intersection of opioids and infectious disease.
5-24-2019CDC is releasing materials for use by health departments that provide information on the critical role of SSPs in prevention and treatment.
3-22-2019The Assistant Secretary of Health, ADM Brett Giroir, MD, and CDC’s Dr. Jonathan Mermin discussed the infectious disease consequences of the opioid crisis.
8-27-2018Injection drugs and other substances play a role in HIV transmission. Learn why and how to lower that risk.
5-20-2017An estimated 37,600 HIV infections are diagnosed each year, according to the most recent CDC data. The Federal approach to reducing new HIV infections is based …