Disposal of Medicine / Sharps


Sharps Disposal

Palm Bay Fire-Rescue participates in Brevard County's Sharps Program (more information here). Procedures for collection of used sharps must be followed to prevent any possibility of contamination.

  • Sharps must be placed in the official sharps storage container by the owner of the sharps container.
  •  Sharps containers are not be be left unattended at any collection facility.

Please understand fire personnel are on call 24 hours a day, and may be out of their station on a call when you arrive.

Again, sharps containers are not to be left unattended per biomedical waste laws.