Please dispose of your sharps in approved containers. Thank You
We have a Sharps drop off at Greater Regional Hospital, Creston, Ia. You can also drop sharps off here at our facility. We are having problems with the sharps being put in the red box in bags or non approved containers. We are also finding medications and insulin bottles in the sharps. We Do Not accept any medications. The Sharps, It is not acceptable to just drop them in loose ,in plastic or paper bags, and not in a nonapproved containers. You can use milk jugs, laundry soap bottles. Creamer bottles, coffee cans. As long as you can seal them. The ocean spray bottle in the picture below is an example of an approved container. It is dangerous for us to handle the loss sharps. If you have questions about the handling of your sharps give us a call 641-347-5022. As for getting rid of unused or unwanted Medications, Union County Law Enforcement Office has a drop off box for your convenience @ the Courthouse. THE PICTURES BELOW ARE WHAT WE DEALT WITH TODAY. PLEASE PUT THEM IN APPROVED CONTAINERS. THANK YOU.