Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

As national eyes turn to HIV in WV, experts urge hope as advocates lament lack of clean syringes

BY: - September 25, 2023

The Florida doctor who led the effort to change his state’s laws to support low-barrier harm reduction and syringe service programs has a message for West Virginia: “Have hope, because change is possible.” In 2016, Dr. Hansel Tookes founded a pilot syringe service program in Miami-Dade County. The program proved so successful in reducing rates […]