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Needles & Syringes

Needles and Syringes

Needles and syrings ("sharps") should NEVER be thrown loosely into your household trash or recycling, or flushed down toilets. Please follow proper safety guidelines and dispose of these at the following locations: What to Do with Used Sharps in New Jersey

The following hospitals accept needles and syringes:

Community Medical Center --- 99 Route 37 West, Toms River 08755 --- 732-557-8000 x18005

Ocean Medical Center --- 425 Jack Martin Blvd., Brick 08723 --- 732-836-4297

Southern Ocean Medical Center Family Resource Center @ Meridian Fitness & Wellness Center --- 700 Route 9 South, West Creek 08092 --- 609-978-3559

Check with local pharmacies to see if they participate in the Blue Needle Box Program. PLEASE DO NOT SET OUT WITH RECYCLABLES

For more information please contact the Ocean County Board of Health at 732-341-9700, or visit their website at www.ochd.org/needle-disposal-in-ocean-county.

 Click Here to download the list of drop off locations for needles and syringes.

 Disposal of Household Medications Guidelines (NJDEP)
 Sharps Inc.