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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Medical Waste Program | Environmental Health | County of Riverside

The Department of Environmental Health is granted enforcement of the Medical Waste Management Act. It is this department's goal to ensure all medical waste generators properly segregate medical waste at the point of generation, and properly contain, treat, and dispose of that waste.

Medical Waste

 

The Department of Environmental Health is granted enforcement of the Medical Waste Management Act. It is this department's goal to ensure all medical waste generators properly segregate medical waste at the point of generation, and properly contain, treat, and dispose of that waste.

All medical small quantity generators with onsite treatment and medical large quantity generators, are required to register with this department. Registration is not required for small quantity generators who do not treat their medical waste onsite. Email the following to lea@rivco.orgMedical Waste Generator Permit Application and Medical Waste Management Plan. After application and plan is received, you will be contacted with information on applicable fees and payment instructions. These medical facilities will be inspected to ensure compliance.  

If you are business or public entity interested in becoming a Consolidated Sharps Waste Center, fill out the application and email it to LEA.

If you have any questions regarding the disposal of used needles and syringes at home, please visit Riverside County Department of Waste Resources for proper disposal.

 

 

Medical Waste Generator
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Riverside Office
  3880 Lemon St, Suite 200
     Riverside, CA 92501
  951-955-8980
 951-955-8988
Indio
  47-950 Arabia St, Suite A
     Indio, CA 92201
  760-863-7570
 760-863-7013
 
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