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Sharp Solutions for Home Medicines

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General Agency Information
Name:Sharp Solutions for Home Medicines
Alternate Name(s):County of Santa Cruz, Department of Public Works
Address:701 Ocean Street, Room 410
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-454-2160
Description:City of Capitola (831) 475-7300
City of Santa Cruz (831) 420-6048
City of Scotts Valley (831) 438-0910
City of Watsonville (831) 768-3103

A reference guide to local, free drop-off sites for medicines and sharps in Santa Cruz County.

Check the website for current collection locations, call to confirm times, then take your home-generated medicines and sharps to one of the collection sites. Note that some sites take only sharps or only medicines. Deposit your items in the clearly labeled drop-box at the site or hand your items to pharmacy counter staff or other facility personnel. Some medical facilities offer take-back services for their patients. Ask your clinic or your doctor.

FUNDING SOURCE: Funded by local governments, wastewater treatment facilities, and local pharmacies.
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Varies Depending on Location
Public Transportation:Varies
Eligibility:Open to All
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Funding Source:See Description Notes
Subject Headings
 Medical Waste Disposal
Medication Disposal
This record last modified September 20, 2015

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