Needle Exchange Program and Naloxone Kits

The Needle Exchange Program is available in communities across the province to prevent the spread of Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV – diseases that can be transmitted by sharing equipment to inject drugs. Naloxone kits are also available at all sites to prevent opioid-related overdoses.

The program is a harm reduction initiative and offers services such as:

  • needle exchange with safe needle disposal
  • immunization counselling and immunization
  • vein/wound care
  • sexual health counselling
  • health teaching to support optimal health including referrals to other care providers and detox information
  • naloxone kits for people who are at risk of opioid-related overdoses

To confirm locations and clinic times, please contact your local Public Health Nursing office.



Boardwalk Professional Centre
220 Water Street
(902) 368-4530
Monday, Tuesday, Friday
1 - 3:30 p.m.
Public Health Nursing
126 Douses Road
(902) 838-0762
1 - 3:30 p.m.
Public Health Nursing
Lower Level, Souris Hospital
(902) 687-7049
1 - 3:30 p.m.
Harbourside Medical Centre
243 Heather Moyse Drive
(902) 888-8160
Tuesday and Thursday
1 - 3:30 p.m.
Community Hospital
15 MacKinnon Drive
(902) 859-8720
1 - 3:30 p.m.
254 Phillip Street
(902) 882-7366
1 - 3:30 p.m.
Published date: 
March 6, 2024
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