165-01 Chapin Parkway
Jamaica, NY 11432

Sharps Disposal Program

Sharps Disposal ContainerChapin Home for the Aging's Household Sharps Disposal Program is a free community service. Sharps (needles, syringes and lancets) thrown away in household trash creates the risk of injury and blood borne diseases for sanitation workers and community residents. Sharps should be placed in leak and punction-proof containers (laundry detergent or bleach bottles) with a screw-on cap. Security closed containers can be brought to Chapin Home for the Aging, 165-01 Chapin Parkway, Jamaica, NY 11432 for disposal Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., or Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For more information, call Chapin Home for the Aging at 718-739-2523.