Collecting medical sharps

The Rockland Board of Health is collecting medical sharps, including hypodermic needles, syringes, and lancets from residents. Medical sharps may be brought to the Board of Health office at the Town Hall at no charge during regular office hours. Materials must be in medical sharp containers; sharps in plastic food storage containers or plastic laundry detergent containers will not be accepted. Medical sharps containers can be purchased at pharmacies. Board of Health office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, call the Board of Health at 781-871-0154, ext. 350.