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Sharps Disposal

We now offer a safe and free way to dispose of needles, syringes, and lancets.

It is important to dispose of used sharps safely and properly to protect yourself and the community. Used sharps can be dangerous and need to be kept out of landfills.  They can cause injury and spread germs and diseases such as HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, tetanus, and syphilis.

Pick up a container at the Health Department. Disposal is currently located at the County Jail (301 W High St. Lawrenceburg). A large red metal container has been placed inside the door immediately upon entry to the Jail lobby-- open and place sharps inside.

Medication Disposal Program

The "Dissolving Drugs" program allows the general public to safely disposal medications at home. Anyone can come to the Health Department and ask for a free Dissolving Drug pouch for home use. The pouches are completely free and easy to use.  

* Additionally, residents can take advantage of the Dearborn County Sheriff Department's drug take back program. This collection is held at the County Jail (301 W High St. Lawrenceburg) daily. Bring medication to front desk. For more information call (812)537-8700

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Contact Us

Health Department
215- B W High St
2nd Floor
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
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  • Phone: (812) 537-8843
  • Fax: (812) 537-1852
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  • Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

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