Last updated 4/21/2021
Our knowledge center is intended to keep you informed on the latest guidance for Coronavirus (COVID-19) waste disposal and help you prepare for the influx of waste generated by vaccinations. It also contains information on how we plan to continue service, including changes we are making to keep our employees, our customers and their patients, and our communities as safe as possible in the process.
With over 30 years of experience partnering with healthcare organizations, we understand the importance of continuing to serve you reliably, safely, and compliantly during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have made many strategic decisions related to collection, transportation, and disposal of regulated wastes to ensure our supply chain functions without disruption and to protect our customers from the financial burden of the pandemic.
Our infrastructure and capacity has supported healthcare providers across the country, 1,000+ COVID-19 testing sites and 200 temporary quarantine, testing, and treatment facilities and we have been recognized as a BIG Company of the Year for our efforts. Be assured we continue to provide you industry-leading guidance and service.
We’re in it together and we always have been.
Safe and Compliant COVID-19 Solutions
Stericycle offers solutions for healthcare and non-healthcare facilities to help schedule vaccinations and testing, as well as manage medical, vaccination and PPE waste generated through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Scheduling Solutions for Vaccines and Testing
The influx of COVID-19 patients and vaccinations require effective scheduling and reminders solutions. Implement and execute successful COVID-19 testing and vaccine programs with our HIPAA compliant online scheduling, message broadcast, and multi-channel patient communications and reminders. Click here to learn more.
COVID-19 Vaccine Disposal
With COVID-19 vaccines deploying throughout the United States, healthcare facilities are preparing for an influx of both patients and immunization waste. Stericycle offers a variety of safe, convenient and compliant solutions tailored to manage the surge in sharps and RMW waste volume as a result of COVID-19 vaccinations. Click here to learn more.
Managing PPE in the Workplace
To prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the work environment, many companies require that employees wear personal protective equipment (PPE), such as masks and gloves. In addition, some companies are requiring on-site testing of employees before they return to work. Our PPE Waste Pick-up or Mailback options help to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 within the workplace for businesses of all sizes and industries. Click here to learn more.
COVID-19 Medical Waste Disposal
Whether you’re managing an influx of patients or establishing a temporary facility, Stericycle’s national footprint allows for the rapid mobilization and flexibility required to safely handle waste from COVID-19 testing, vaccination and treatment. Click here to learn more.
Steri•Safe® COVID-19 Management Solution
With any Steri•Safe OSHA or HIPAA Solution, you get access to a guidebook and timeline for a safe transition back to work, complete with COVID-19 online trainings and an OSHA-required respiratory protection plan for N95 respirator usage. Click here to learn how.
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Business Intelligence Group 2020 Company of the Year
Stericycle is proud to be named a Business Intelligence Group 2020 Company of the Year for our work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Medical waste management is an essential part of stopping the spread of COVID-19, and as the largest medical waste provider in the U.S., Stericycle plays a critical role. Our operational footprint, industry expertise, and ability to scale capacity makes us unique in our ability to serve during times of extreme crises, including the current pandemic.
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