It is important to manage and dispose of needles, lancets, and syringes (sharps) safely to prevent injury and disease transmission from needle sticks. Never leave needles or syringes on streets, in parks, or anywhere else where someone could get injured.
HOW do I dispose?
Collect needles/sharps in a hard-sided container with a closure Examples:
Store bought sharps disposal container
Laundry detergent bottle with a screw-on top
Milk jug with cap
Coffee can with lid
COST to dispose?
No charge. This program is offered for free.
WHEN is it available?
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
WHERE do I take my container?
Sibley County Service Center Public Health and Human Services Entrance 111 8th Street, Gaylord
This program made possible with support from Sibley County Public Health and Tri-County Solid Waste.