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Effective immediately and until further notice: All Fields (Town or School Property and including the High School and Deerfield Tracks), Playgrounds, Tennis Courts and Basketball Courts are CLOSED

The following public buildings are closed to the public: Town Hall, Public Library, Council on Aging, ICC/Youth & Family Services, Carby Street which includes Public Works, Building Department and Economic Development, Recreation Department including the pool.  

A green drop box is located in front of Town Hall for residents to drop off payments and other correspondence.  

Sharps, Needles & Medications

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Westwood Sharps Collection Program

Sharps ContainerNeedles, lancets, and syringes are all considered sharps.

Sharps must only be placed in this approved container for proper disposal.

Westwood residents may obtain approved sharps containers free of charge during business hours at the Board of Health Office, Town Hall, or at the Senior Center.

Tape lid securely closed and place containers, one at a time in the Sharps Collection Kiosks located at:

Needle KioskPolice Station at 590 High Street.  Do not put loose needles, boxes or oversize containers in the kiosk.

Kiosks will not accept loose needles.

Please do not put any other type of container into Kiosks. Using containers that are too large causes the Kiosk to malfunction and jeopardizes the sharps collection program.

Westwood Medication Collection Program

Free disposal of medications for Westwood residents includes:

  • Sharps KioskPrescription Medicines
  • Over-the-Counter Medicines
  • Pet Medicines
  • Liquids in unbreakable, leak-proof containers
  • Pills, capsules, patches
  • Ointments
  • Vitamins

Do not flush medications or throw your medication away, please take advantage of the medication collection box located in the lobby of the Westwood Police Station on High Street.

Medication disposal, with no questions asked, is available

24 hours a day, 7 days a week at:

Westwood Police Department
590 High Street


If you have any questions about the Westwood Sharps and Medication Collection Programs please contact the Westwood Board of Health at (781) 320-1026, ext. 1027. Together we can keep the Westwood community safe from the danger of harmful drugs.