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Organization: Ottawa. City Operations - Ottawa Public Health - Site Needle & Syringe Program  
Phone Numbers: Site Van 613-232-3232
Sexual Health Centre 613-234-4641
Ottawa Public Health Information 613-580-6744
After Hours: 3-1-1 * 613-580-2400
Fax: 613-580-2635
179 Clarence St
Ottawa, ON
K1N 5P7
Intersection: Cumberland St and Clarence St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Site Office/Supervised Injection Services Mon-Sunday 9 am-9 pm * Site Van Mon-Sun 5 pm-11:30 pm
Executives: Vera Etches - Associate Medical Officer of Health
613-580-2424 ext 23675 *
Andrew Hendriks - Director, Health Protection
613-580-2424 ext 24151 *
Contacts: Kira Mandryk - Supervisor, Harm Reduction
613-580-2424 ext 12739 *
Service Description: Service which provides access to harm reduction supplies for safer drug use such as needles and sterile water * access to supervised injection services (SIS).

Wide range of health services * anonymous HIV testing including Point-of-Care * testing for Hepatitis B and C * screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) * pregnancy tests * Emergency contraceptive pill (ECP) * Hepatitis A, B and influenza vaccinations * POPP Peer Overdose Prevention Program certification* First Aid * counselling * referrals to health and social service agencies including drug treatment agencies

Site Van travels to various locations within the City of Ottawa * collect calls accepted * staffed by Public Health Nurses and Outreach Workers

Fees: None
Application: Drop-in or call
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People who inject drugs including steroid users, sex industry workers and street involved people.
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: HIV / AIDS
Pregnancy Tests
Sexual Health Services

This information was last completely updated on December 9, 2016

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