Harm reduction

July Updates from Syringe Access Services

We are welcoming back volunteers at our Syringe Access and Disposal sites, beginning June 1.

As restrictions lift in San Francisco, we are able to provide more intentional and meaningful connections with participants. For the last 15 months, our mobile sites served participants from inside our van. Now, we are finally able to return to a sense of normalcy with mobile sites and services taking place outside. And, our volunteers have returned to our mobile sites. If you are interested in volunteering, please reach out to Ashley Zimmer (azimmer@sfaf.org or call/ text 415.994.3899). 

Syringe Access Services mobile site
Syringe Access Services mobile site (Photo: San Francisco AIDS Foundation)

COVID-19 vaccines available at mobiles sites and Harm Reduction Center

We have had the wonderful opportunity to offer Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines to participants at our mobile outreach sites and Harm Reduction Center. Through a collaboration with San Francisco Department of Public Health, we are reaching folks with the vaccine who might not otherwise have access to them.

Connecting with the Trans & non-binary community

Syringe Access Services, Black Health Services, and our sexual health services team from Magnet and Strut connected with community members and service providers at the TransResource Fair as part of San Francisco Pride.

About the author

Ashley Zimmer

Ashley Zimmer is the manager of volunteer & community programs for Syringe Access Services at San Francisco AIDS Foundation.