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Public Notice: Isabella Geriatric Center

Submitted by CCPH on May 18, 2016 at 4:34pm.
Get Healthy Heights Columbia Community Partnership for Health

Isabella Geriatric Center Household sharps disposal program is a free community service.

Household sharps include needles, syringes and lancets. If any of these items are thrown away in household trash, they create a risk of injury and blood born disease for sanitation workers and for community residents.

Isabella Geriatric Center provides safe disposal of household sharps.

To dispose of sharps properly, please comply with the following guidelines:

- Place the sharp item (s) in a leak and puncture-proof container with a screw top.

- A bleach or laundry detergent bottle works well.

- Do NOT use a soda bottle or a coffee can.

- Tape over the screwed-on cap and bring the bottle to the officer at the Security Desk of Isabella Geriatric Center at either:

515 Audubon Avenue
New York, NY 10040


525 Audubon Avenue
New York, NY 10040

- Isabella Geriatric Center's Household Sharps Disposal Program is open from 8:00 am to midnight, every day.

Questions concerning the proper disposal of Household Sharps should be directed to:

Laverne Collins
Director of Safety and Security
Telephone: 212-342-9556


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