Points West Syringe Services Program

Jefferson County Public Health

645 Parfet Street

Lakewood, CO 80215

(303) 239-7078

Progress

2018 Program Totals*

  • Safely disposed of 235,398 syringes

  • 1,843 visits took place

  • 378 new participants enrolled, totaling 704 participants in the program

  • 77 referrals to Medicaid

  • 84 referrals to mental health agencies

  • 119 referrals to substance use treatment services

  • 895 Naloxone kits were dispensed 

  • 221 participants had 1:1 discussions about safer injection practices

  • 78 Hepatitis C tests completed

  • 77 HIV tests completed

 

*These figures are current through December 31, 2018