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Community Health Mission:
“Work with individuals, families and communities to prevent disease and injury, promote wellness, and ensure access to critical healthcare services.

Syringe Services Program

The Whatcom County Health Department offers the confidential exchange of one used needle for one clean needle.  This is done in a safe environment with the goal of reducing the spread of disease.

On an individual basis, clients may also be offered HIV counseling and testing, immunizations, and referrals for drug treatment.

Hours of operation: Thursdays 2:30 pm - 5:15 pm (except holidays)


Location:  1500 North State Street, Bellingham, WA 98225

Phone: (360) 676-4593

For information on proper disposal of syringes and needles for the public click on link: Disposal of residential sharps