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Narcan Training

There is a free Community Opioid Overdose Prevention/naloxone training on the fourth Saturday of each month. To register for the training, get more information on opioid overdose, or schedule a training for your agency or group, contact or call 585.210.4146.

How to safely pick up Needles

If you see used needles or syringes (also known as “sharps”), follow the tips below to pick them up safely.

  • DO NOT touch a needle with your hands. Wear needle-safe gloves on both hands, and use another object, like tongs or pliers, to pick up used needles.

  • Collect needles in thick, puncture-proof containers. Detergent bottles or coffee cans work well.

  • Dispose of the sharps you collect safely and responsibly. You can drop off needles in a properly sealed container for free at any hospital or nursing home, or call us at 585-454-5556.

syringe pick-up schedule

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: Clinton Ave corridor and the ballparks
Tuesday: Lyell Ave corridor
Thursday: North Clinton corridor walkabout

Contact us

Use the form below to contact the C.A.R.E. team now

You may also call 585-210-4137 and leave a voicemail. A member of our team will respond to you within 1-2 business days.
If there is an urgent need for needle pickup, please text 585-727-6691

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