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Applications Open for Public Comment & List of State-Certified SEPs

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Office of AIDS (OA) welcomes comments on all proposed SEP applications. Once an organization files an application via online or mail, CDPH/OA has 30 business days from receipt of the application to deem the application provisionally appropriate or to notify the applicant of the reason for rejection. If an application is deemed provisionally appropriate by CDPH/OA, a 90-day public comment period is required prior to State certification.

Please note that all public comments submitted to CDPH may be subject to release under the California Public Records Act. Submission of comments is voluntary and it is optional for submitters to include their name and contact information.

Applications Open for Public Comment

None at this time.


State-Certified SEPs

Kings County Needle Exchange Program

Telephone: (559) 584-1401

Locations and hours of operation:

  • Hanford - every Tuesday from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
  • Corcoran - every 4th Tuesday of the month from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Avenal - every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM


Orange County Needle Exchange Program

Telephone: (714) 794-5643

Location: Santa Ana, CA

Hours and days of operation: Saturdays from 12 PM to 3 PM


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