100 Ideas for New Paltz

37. needle exchange

Posted in public health by Jason West on June 12, 2009

Create a safe-haven needle-exchange program, partnering with a local social service nonprofit. The village DPW has repeatedly reported needles when picking up trash, and needles have been found on the Rail Trail. They are ob-viously a health hazard and can be dealt with as an issue separate from addiction.

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