By Christin Senior | July 6, 2019 8:35 am

A new Florida law will allow counties to create needle exchange programs for people to exchange used syringes for sterile ones.

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine Dr. Caridad Hernandez recently appeared on Spectrum News’ In Focus program to discuss how such programs can help address the opioid crisis and curb the spread of infectious diseases like HIV.

Watch the three-part video here: https://spectruminfocus.com/section/in-focus/in-focus-shows/2019/07/05/needle-exchange-programs-part-1

 

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