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Schuyler Hospital Offers Medical Sharp Disposal

Schuyler Hospital in Montour Falls will accept used medical sharps for disposal at the Hospital’s Laboratory from Schuyler County residents.Containers of syringes and sharps can be brought to the Hospital’s Laboratory – located at 220 Steuben Street in Montour Falls, at anytime. Enter through the Emergency Department.Syringes and sharps must be contained in a rigid, puncture resistant container, secured with a screw top and must be labeled “Biohazard” or “Contains Needles.” The container also needs to have a label giving the address of the household it originated from.Laboratory staff will accept the appropriately labeled containers and put them in the biohazard hazard waste containers within the laboratory.Any containers received that are not acceptable will be put in a biohazard sharps container and closed.For more information, contact Schuyler Hospital at (607) 535-7121 or visit www.schuylerhospital.org.

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