Safe Handling and Disposal of Needles and Syringes

Needles and Syringes Found in the Community

If you find needles/syringes in the community check out theI Found a Needle. Now What?” resource for safe handling and disposal methods. 

*Individuals are responsible for disposal of needles/syringes found on their private property. Property management of an apartment building/commercial building is responsible for picking up and disposing of discarded needles/syringes found on the property.

Additional Information

  • You can drop off your used sharps at any 24-hour sharps disposal bins located outdoors at:

          • CK Public Health, 435 Grand Avenue West, Chatham, ON
          • CK Public Health, Clinic Services, 177 King Street East, Chatham, ON
          • Municipal Parking Lot #9, beside Hope Haven, 183 Wellington St W, Chatham, ON
          • Tecumseh Park, Stanely Ave, Chatham, ON
          • Chatham-Kent Community Health Centre, 150 Richmond St, Chatham, ON
          • Chatham-Kent Community Health Centre,  808 Dufferin Ave, Wallaceburg, ON
          • Chatham-Kent Public Library, Wallaceburg Branch, 209 James St, Wallaceburg, ON