Needle exchange in Scott County off to slow start

April 7, 2015 4:52 PM

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Needle exchange, clinic programs are underway in Scott County to address unprecedented HIV outbreak, but so far people have been slow to respond to services offered.

The turnout has not been stunning in the first few days of a new clinic and needle exchange program in Scott County, where drug use has sparked an epidemic of HIV cases. But state and local health officials say they expected it would take some time to earn the trust of the community.

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