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Infectious Disease Consequences of Opioid Use

December 13, 2018

 

ASTHO and CDC hosted an ASTHOConnects on evidence-based practices that prevent infectious diseases related to the opioid epidemic. CDC, Vermont state and local representatives shared their perspectives on policy levers and partnerships for implementing syringe services programs (SSPs) and building linkages to treatment for substance misuse.

Guest speakers included Alice K. Asher, Epidemiologist, Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC; Daniel J. Daltry, Program Chief, HIV/ STD/ Hepatitis Program, Vermont Department of Health and Grace Keller, Program Coordinator, Howard Center Safe Recovery. | Webinar slides

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