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Medication and Needle Disposal

Find out how to dispose of unwanted medication and used needles and syringes in Cambridge.

Medication Disposal

Needle and Syringe Disposal


If you find needles or syringes in public places in Cambridge, call the Cambridge Police Department's 24-hour business line, 617-349-3300.


Cambridge Public Health Department
119 Windsor Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-665-3800 (main)
617-665-3888 (fax)
617-643-0744 (TTY)

Hours: Monday-Friday:
8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
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Derrick Neal
Chief Public Health Officer



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