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Management and safe disposal of COVID-19 vaccination waste at health facility level

This job aid provides guidance on safe and effective management and disposal of wastes generated by COVID-19 vaccination activities at the facility level. It reminds health workers and wastes handlers that used and unused COVID-19 vaccine vials (expired or spoiled) are not infectious waste and do not require special treatment. Generally, disposal of COVID-19-related waste should follow the practice used for other health care and vaccination-related wastes, in accordance with national policies, guidelines and standards.

Languages

  • English

Publication year

2022

Type

Document

Categories

  • Supply chain & logistics

Diseases

  • COVID-19

Tags

  • Waste management