DUE TO COVID-19 – the location of the Syringe Exchange has changed to the HHS parking structure rather than inside the HHS building. Hours remain the same at this point in time – M, W, F from 2pm-4pm. For more information call (541)774-8209.
The Jackson County Syringe Exchange Program (SEP) is part of a comprehensive public health approach, that is evidence-based, to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, and other bloodborne pathogens among people who use injection drugs, their families, and the larger community.
- Services are anonymous
- Exchange used points for new points, 1 for 1 exchange
- Safe injection supplies
- Wound care supplies
- Safer sex supplies
- Risk reduction counseling
- Referrals to medical care, HIV and STD testing and treatment, naloxone, mental health, alcohol and drug treatment, and medication assisted treatment
- Naloxone kits are provided twice a month through HIV Alliance
- Fentanyl Test Strips
Jackson County Syringe Exchange Program Ground Rules
- We need to take in the same number of syringes that we give out.
- We need to see the number of used syringes somebody is exchanging.
- We have the final say on the number of syringes exchanged.
- We respect clients, we ask them to please respect us
Syringe Exchange Schedule
Location: 140 South Holly Street, Medford, OR. Located on the first floor of the HHS Parking Garage.
Monday from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Wednesday from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Friday from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Syringe Exchange Program closes at 4:00 pm, please arrive before this time to receive services. Syringe Exchange clinic will be closed for government observed holidays.
Oregon’s Good Samaritan Overdose Law
If someone is overdosing in Oregon and you seek medical help, neither of you can be arrested or prosecuted for:
- Possessing drugs or drug paraphernalia
- Being in a place where drugs are used
- Violating probation or parole because of #1 or #2
- Outstanding warrants related to #1 or #2