Clean needle program offered in Lucas County in effort to stop spread of disease

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The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department is offering a program called Syringe Services that provides sterile syringes in an effort to stop the spread of disease.

While the program is aimed at keeping those who inject drugs safe, others argue it could be doing the opposite.

There are only 22 syringe programs in the state of Ohio and one of them is in Lucas County. The goal of syringe services is to help people who inject drugs to stay healthy.

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