Waukesha County

Resources to Fight the Opioid Crisis in Waukesha County

 

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

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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