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Injection Drug Use

Substance use is related to many of the leading causes of death in Snohomish County. Anyone who has a history of injection drug use, even if it was only once years ago, may be at risk for hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, and other diseases. 

Report: Viral Hepatitis Prevention & Outreach, 2014 Annual Report (Nov. 2015) (PDF)

The Snohomish Health District offers a number of free services to help people who inject drugs (PWID) and their friends and families, including:

  • Targeted counseling
  • Harm reduction education
  • Overdose prevention information
  • Education and testing for hepatitis C (HCV)
  • Vaccination to prevent hepatitis A & B (Twinrix vaccine) to eligible clients at Snohomish Health District and  designated outreach sites

Brochure: Your Best Defense Against Opioid Overdose - Information that can help save a life (PDF)

Needle Exchange in Snohomish County

The AIDS Outreach Project/Clean Syringe Exchange is a free 1 to 1 needle exchange program to help stop the spread of HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C. Here you can anonymously exchange used needles for clean ones. You will receive one clean needle for each used needle turned in.

Snohomish Health District's Viral Hepatitis Outreach program staff often participate in the syringe exchange to offer the following services:

  • Free hepatitis C testing and hepatitis A and B vaccinations, for those who qualify
  • Other harm reduction supplies and advice, such as free condoms, resource referrals and information

Contact the AIDS Outreach Project/Snohomish Clean Syringe Exchange for more information:

AIDS Outreach/Syringe Exchange

1625 E. Marine View Drive, # 4    facebook
Everett, WA  98201
Office Phone: 425.258.2977

Monday:   Call msg #'s for available hours
Tuesday:  12-3 p.m. Tulalip - Call for delivery
                  3-5 p.m. Smokey Point - Call for delivery
Wednesday:  Call msg #'s for available hours
Thursday:  2-8 p.m. Drop-in Clinic at the office

Msg #'s:
Cheri  425.514.9316
Matt    425.514.9306
PLEASE leave a message!

Check our Facebook for daily hours & updates:

https://www.facebook.com/aidsoutreachproject

Overdose Rescue Kits

Naloxone (Narcan) is a medication that prevents opioid drug overdose. Narcan kits are now available, without a prescription, at 8 pharmacies in Snohomish County. The pharmacist will provide education about how and when to use Narcan. Call ahead for pricing and insurance information.

EDMONDS
Pavilion Pharmacy at Swedish Edmonds Hospital

7320 216th St. SW, #100B

Edmonds, WA 98026

425.673.3700

           
Map & Directions

EVERETT
Walgreens in Everett

2205 Broadway

Everett, WA  98201

425.252.5213

 

Map & Directions

EVERETT
Walgreens in Everett

6807 Evergreen Way

Everett, WA  98203

425.438.9380

 

Map & Directions

LYNNWOOD
Walgreens in Lynnwood

20725 Highway 99

Lynnwood, WA  98036

425.712.0512

 

Map & Directions

MARYSVILLE
Costco Pharmacy Marysville

16616 Twin Lakes Avenue

Marysville, WA 98271
360.652.4539
           
Map & Directions

MARYSVILLE
Haggen Pharmacy in Marysville

3711 88th Street NE

Marysville, WA 98270
360.530.7761

Map & Directions

MARYSVILLE
Walgreens in Marysville

404 State Avenue

Marysville, WA 98270

360.658.5375


Map & Directions

MONROE
Providence Pharmacy Monroe

19200 North Kelsey Street

Monroe, WA 98272

360.794.5555


Map & Directions

STANWOOD
QFC Pharmacy in Stanwood

27008 92nd Avenue NW

Stanwood, WA 98292

360.629.0662

Map & Directions

TULALIP
Tulalip Pharmacy (open to general public)

8825 34th Avenue N, Suite A

Marysville, WA 98271

360.716.2660

Map & Directions

WOODINVILLE
Bellegrove Pharmacy in Woodinville

18800 142nd Avenue NE, #4B

Woodinville, WA 98072

425.455.2123


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Contact us

Viral Hepatitis Prevention & Outreach

Kathy Perkins, LPN

Phone
:
425.339.8620
Fax
:
425.339.5253

 

kperkins@snohd.org

Did you know?

In 2012, 137 drug-related overdose deaths were reported in Snohomish County.