The Grande Prairie Opioid Task Force has developed a Needle Disposal Guide to help address the issue of drug and needle debris in our community.
Needle Disposal Supports:
HIV North | Needle Pick-up
HIV North offers education and services for needle pick-up. Education teaches community members how to safely dispose of used needles, and where to find the needle disposal bins, which are located throughout the city. For needles found within the community, call the office (780-538-3388), and HIV North staff will come pick them up and dispose of them safely.
Needle Distribution Supports:
HIV North | Needle Distribution
HIV North partners with local and Northern pharmacies for our Needle Distribution Program, the following pharmacies can be accessed for safer injection kits: Shamrock, Save-On Foods, Walmart, Safeway N and S., Costco, Superstore, London Drugs, ACT Medical, Sexsmith Pharmacy.