Watertown residents can dispose of needles, syringes, and lancets during the Watertown Health Department’s household sharps collection on Saturday Aug. 5.
The Health Department provided the following information:
Syringes may be discarded by bringing them to the Household Sharps Collection days. Follow these tips (PDF) while handling syringes.
Household sharps collection days:
April 1, August 5, and December 2, 2023
9 a.m. to Noon
City Hall, 149 Main St.
Parking lot rear of the building
Watertown Residents can bring the following items on collection days:
- Used needles, syringes and lancets that are stored in sturdy puncture-proof containers
- Unused capped needles, syringes and lancets in original packaging
- Unused EpiPens in original packaging.
- Note: Commercial sharps, medical waste, glass bottles, or loose sharps are not accepted.
Proof of Watertown residency is required. No Medical Waste or Commercial Sharps accepted.