STEP TN (Syringe Trade & Education Program of Tennessee) - Northeast

Address

615 North State of Franklin Road
ETSU Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases Clinic
Johnson City, TN 37604

(423) 930-8337 x136

cempa.org/steptn/

AKA:

needle exchange etsu health cempa community care

Description:

Notice: 04/14/2022 - COVID-19 Modified Access: STEP TN will be available every Tuesday from 1PM until 4PM, participants (new and enrolled), must be on-site by 3:30PM to guarantee that they will be able to be seen that day / We still will have testing options available for anyone that is interested in completing rapid HIV/HCV testing / Our location will still be at the same site; however, to limit the number of people in the clinic, we will be set up outside in the parking lot with our mobile unit / Any questions should be directed to gudgerd@etsu.edu or 423-930-8337 x117 /
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STEP TN, offered in partnership with ETSU Health Infectious Disease Clinic and Cempa Community Care, is a completely anonymous program / Participants don't need any photo ID / First visit is approximately 15-20 minutes, subsequent visits are generally short and based on participant need /

Services:

Walk-In Syringe Exchange Program: The purpose of the program is to provide people who use drugs with the resources they need to inject safer and live a more healthy life / Participants are met with compassion above all else, and never looked at with judgement or stigma / Through our harm reduction services, we strive to reduce overdoses, transmission of HIV and Hepatitis C and other infectious diseases, and increase access to treatment /

Naloxone (Narcan / Kloxxado) Training: Includes 2 doses to help with any potential opioid overdoses. Narcan (4mg nasal spray); Kloxxado (8mg nasal spray) /

HIV Testing: Linkage to treatment is available based on results / Insurance not required /

HCV (Hepatitis C) Testing: Linkage to treatment is available based on results / Insurance not required /

PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention): Medication for people at risk of getting HIV to prevent infection (options include one pill, once per day; or one injection every 2 months) / Insurance not required /

PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention): Emergency use medication after a single high-risk event to stop HIV infection / PEP MUST be started WITHIN 72 hours of possible exposure / Insurance not required /

HIV Treatment: Onsite center for ongoing medical care and support for individuals diagnosed with HIV / Insurance not required /

HCV (Hepatitis C) Treatment: Specialized care for Hepatitis C treatment / Individuals can be CURED in as little as 8 weeks with appropriate adherence to care / Insurance not required /

Hours:

Tuesdays 1:00pm-4:00pm

Intake Process:

Call 423-930-8337 x136 or x117.

Program Fees:

Most Services Are Free

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

April 14, 2022

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

615 North State of Franklin Road
ETSU Internal Medicine Infectious Diseases Clinic
Johnson City, TN 37604

Contacts

Deirdre Gudger MBA, LBSW

Primary Contact

Director of Prevention and Outreach, Quillen College of Medicine

(423) 930-8337 x117

gudgerd@mail.etsu.edu

Phone Numbers

Main

(423) 930-8337 x136

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