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COVID-19 and Rural Harm Reduction Challenges in the U.S. Southern Mountains

Description
Explores the relationship between drug use and COVID-19 infections in the Southern Mountains region of Appalachia. Highlights the changes caused by COVID-19 and the challenges harm reduction programs face in providing services, such as syringe exchanges, naloxone access, and COVID-19-related services.
Author(s)
Bayla Ostrach, Lesly-Marie Buer, Sam Armbruster, et al.
Citation
Journal of Rural Health, 37(1), 252-255
Date
01/2021
Type
Document
Tagged as
Appalachia · Illicit drug use · Infectious diseases · Prescription drug misuse · Public health · Service delivery models · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention