Waukesha County

Waukesha County's Plan to Fight the Opioid Crisis

 

Why Get Tested?

Diseases such as Hepatitis, AIDS, Tetanus, TB, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Endocarditis (infection in the heart) are common with IV drug use. Some of these diseases can be spread easily from person-to-person, these are known as Communicable Diseases. Examples of Communicable Diseases include Tuberculosis, Hepatitis A, B, C, STDs and AIDS.

It is important that you get yourself tested and treated if needed.

(National Institute on Drug Abuse/Nov.2014: ww.drugabuse.gov)

(https://www.heroinhelper.com/user/health/disease.shtml)

Where to “Get Tested” in Waukesha County

Waukesha County public Health:
(262)896-8430
514 Riverview Ave. Waukesha, WI

Sixteenth Street Clinic:
(262)408-2530
309 E. North St. Waukesha, WI

Waukesha Family Practice Clinic
(262)548-6903
210 Northwest Barstow St. #201 Waukesha, WI


The following agencies and organizations offered an Opioid Overdose Prevention and/or Naloxone Training event
  • Red Oak Counseling
  • Pewaukee Legion and VFW Posts
  • Hartland Rotary Club
  • Child & Family Services Unit of Waukesha County
  • Permanency Services Unit of Waukesha County
  • Waukesha County Executive’s office
  • WCTC for Parents Night
  • Waukesha Alano Club
  • Saving Others For Archie
  • Aids Resource Center of WI
  • ADRC of Waukesha
  • Waukesha County HHS Nightwatch Staff
  • Waukesha Co. Medical Examiner’s Office.
  • Your Choice to Live

If you or someone you know has experienced an opiate overdose and would like to be contacted about opiate overdose prevention education please contact (262)896-8061.

 

 

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