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Sharps2   Sibley County Sharps Disposal Program

WHY is it important?  
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?     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

For more information, contact:  Public Health at 507-237-4000

This program made possible with support from Sibley County Public Health and Tri County Solid Waste.
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