Press Release, St. Mary’s County Health Department

LEONARDTOWN, MD (December 26, 2018) – The St. Mary’s County Health Department is now collecting personal medical sharps for safe disposal at two locations in St. Mary’s County.

Medical sharps, such as syringes, lancets and auto-injectors, may be dropped off between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday at the following locations:

St. Mary’s County Health Department
21580 Peabody Street
Leonardtown, MD. 20650

Harm Reduction Program Satellite Office
46035 Signature Lane
Lexington Park, MD. 20653

At this time, only personal sharps will be collected and not those from businesses or organizations. For large quantities of medical sharps, please call the St. Mary’s County Health Department in advance at 301-475-4330.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...