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Needle Disposal Program

Does the Village of Tequesta have a Needle Disposal Program to dispose of used needles, syringes and lancets (Sharps)?

Yes, our Fire Department handles "sharps" and the program is provided for the private sector only. The Fire Department has special containers and will also dispose of your used syringes and lancets in the approved container. There is a fee which includes the container and the disposal. Please call the Fire Department at 768-0551 for further information.

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There is a lot you can do to keep your neighborhood safe. Don’t wait for someone else to take the lead. Everyone in the community shares the responsibility for making our community safe. Report incidents to the police and become a better partner against crime!
The Village Council reminds you that no one knows your neighborhood better than you and your neighbors. And no one wants to protect it more than you do, except the police officers of the Tequesta Police Department. With teamwork between the residents and the Police Department, the emphasis can be on stopping and preventing crime before it happens.