Safe and Proper Sharps Disposal During the COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Campaign

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If you experience a needlestick from a used or contaminated needle, seek immediate evaluation and treatment. Call the PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) hotline at 1.888.448.4911 immediately for guidance on treating exposures. Sharps are objects that can pierce the skin (for example, contaminated syringes and needles, lancets, scalpels, infusion needle sets, connection needles, auto injectors), as defined in the Occupational Safety and …