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CDC: Strategies for Sharps Disposal Container Use During Supply Shortages



A shortage in the supply of Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared sharps disposal containers may occur during the COVID-19 mass vaccination campaign or as a result of other causes. (Recent media reports state that a chemical plant fire disrupted the supply of resin that manufacturers need to make sharps containers.) On March 30, 2021, the CDC updated their webpage with strategies for sharps disposal container use during supply shortages.

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/training-education/strategies-sharps-disposal-container.html?fbclid=IwAR2lz-dsl24ZIWPzY2RD_3MOg3qv5zEr-LYP3SdIXFB8-m4X1p5MObCiDhE

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