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How To Dispose Of Used Sharps

How To Dispose Of Used Sharps

Syringes are considered Sharps. Sharps are medical devices that can cut or puncture the skin. Proper disposal rules and regulations can vary from state to state and from locality to locality. The website https://safeneedledisposal.org/ provides some suggestions that may be helpful to you.

When visiting this website you will note that there is an informative one minute video, as well as a zip code finder, located at the top of the screen. By using the zip code finder you can find ...

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Learn How To Save A Life

Learn How To Save A Life

Northwest EMS offering American Heart Association CPR and First Aid, as well as Hands Only CPR and Stop The Bleed training.

If you are looking for training, contact us for information on upcoming classes by emailing our Community Outreach Manager, Lori Shenk at lshenk@nwems86.org. or by calling 717-371-8282.

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Narcotic addition is an epidemic in our communities and touches nearly every family.  Medically prescribed narcotics are often the beginning of an addiction with 40% of school-aged students reporting that they are being introduced to narcotics that are medically prescribed and accessible to them in the home.
The answers are not easy, but locking all narcotics and medications out of the reach of children is a start, along with community resources that can help someone on their journey of recovery.
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