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The Office of Public Health will be hosting an upcoming medical waste disposal event for the public to safely dispose of certain medications and medical supplies.

Saturday, March 19, 2022
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Parking lot behind the Town Office Building, 1625 Massachusetts Ave.

Enter the parking lot by the Police Station and then drive behind Cary Memorial Building. Signs will be posted to help guide you on the day of the event.

What to Bring

  • Sharps, needles, syringes – must be in puncture-proof, closed containers (such as red medical waste containers, detergent bottle, coffee cans or similar sturdy puncture proof containers) – the container will not be returned to you
  • Expired/unwanted medicine

What Not to Bring

  • Personal Care Products such as over the counter toothpaste, mouthwash, shampoos, soaps, Vaseline, muscle ache ointments, hand cream, shaving cream, and lotions
  • Medical Devices or unused medical supplies – these can sometimes be donated – see below

Additional Information

You can find more information on our Medical Waste web page. You can also contact the Public Health Office by calling 781-698-4533.

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