Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Franklin sets up medical sharp disposal kiosk

“I think that the number of people who are utilizing home sharps has risen annually,” said David McKearney, public health director for the Franklin Health Department. “There was just a pent-up demand for a way to dispose of these things; people are not only injecting themselves but also their pets.” 
Franklin has already purchased a $2,500 kiosk. Located at the Franklin Fire Department on West Main Street, it is open all week and managed by a hazardous waste company the town employs. 
“We want to let people know we have a safe and viable option (for disposal),” McKearney said yesterday.

Read more: http://www.milforddailynews.com/news/x1052258508/Area-towns-work-on-needle-disposal#ixzz20DCMvGt5

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