Austin, Indiana honored the lives the disease has claimed and took a stand in stopping it.
He said he doesn't have the staff to do the job.
Services will continue at a new location beginning July 1.
The HIV outbreak now stands at 170 cases.
Through funding from the state, a nurse and a full-time HIV tester have been hired.
In mid-May, IU Health physicians abruptly moved out of Family Foundations Medicine, a local practice run by Dr. William Cooke after Cooke and the city of Austin partnered with AHF.
Since the needle exchange program officially began April 4, 1516 clean needles have been distributed to roughly 43 people, health officials said Tuesday.
While the number utilizing the needle exchange might seem low at just four, health officials say those four have turned in 300 needles in the last three days.
While normally illegal in Indiana, the executive order permits county health officials to create a short-term needle exchange in Scott County.