Monday, April 14, 2014

Health Unit Warns of Needle Disposal

With the snow melting, there are plenty of reports of old needle
s being found on local streets.

Public Health Nurse Brittni Trudgen with the Northwestern Health Unit is offering tips to protect yourself if you find discarded needles.

She say when disposing of needles include wearing gloves, place it in a hard sided container, and washing your hands immediately after.

Trudgen notes the health unit does provide free pick up kits.