MVHS offers our Household Sharps Disposal Program for community members to properly dispose of their medical waste.
Items such as syringes and lancets can be dropped off any day of the week from 7am to 3pm at the following locations:
FSLH Energy Center located on the St. Luke’s Campus
1656 Champlin Avenue, New Hartford
Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services (CRCCS)
St. Luke’s Campus at 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica.
(Items dropped off at CRCCS can be given to the receptionist.)
In addition, sharp instruments may also be brought to the St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) Hospital Services Department, located in the SEMC basement, Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm (excluding holidays).
Only items from private residences in clearly marked “sharps” puncture-proof containers will be accepted.
For more information, please call the FSLH Energy Center at 315-624-6186 or SEMC Hospital Services at 315-801-8249.