Safety Notice: Sharps Found in Public Areas

A number of needles (sharps) have been found in public areas recently, sparking safety concerns for children and families who enjoy using recreation areas in the community.

Sharps pose a potential public health risk due to the ‘puncture’ danger, including the risk of illness/disease from possible blood exposure.

If you find improperly discarded needles/syringes, please REPORT the exact location to the Lawrence Commanda Health Centre at 705-753-3312 or Public Works at 705-753-4167.

Please read the Community Safety Notice issued June 14, 2019 for more information about reporting and safely disposing of sharps.

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