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FAYETTE COUNTY APPROVED FOR NEEDLE EXCHANGE PROGRAM

(Connersville, IN)--The Indiana Department of Health has formally approved Fayette County’s request for a needle exchange program.  The approval comes after the state declared a public health emergency in Fayette County last week due to high rates of Hepatitis C brought about by drug addicts sharing needles.  The declaration also means those who take part in the needle program will be enrolled in a health insurance program.  Wayne County is considering applying for the same program.

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