Sharps Disposal Program

Our Sharps Disposal Program is now open on Tuesday’s from 10am to 12pm. You may bring in your sharps to the receiving entrance of the hospital.


  1. A plastic puncture-proof container with a tight fitting top can be utilized, i.e., screw top plastic laundry detergent container or a plastic bleach container may be used. Glass containers will not be accepted.
  2. Label the container clearly: “CONTAINS SHARPS”
  3. Any containers which the hospital feels does not meet the appropriate containment requirements will be refused.

Sharps Safety Links

Government Websites:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC/NIOSH)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 

GAO report on costs of safer needle devices

Other Sharps Safety Websites: