Salt Lake County Health DepartmentGeneral Information Salt Lake County, UT 385-468-4100
It is important to take proper precautions when cleaning up items that
could contain infectious material, such as syringes or anything contaminated
with bodily fluids or human waste.
You should use precautions whenever there is a chance for people to be
exposed to blood and other body fluids. Take precautions even when it is
difficult to identify the specific body fluid. Do not take chances; treat all
body fluids as if they contain blood.
Note that for outdoor areas, it is against the law to wash potentially infectious waste into a
The following are currently permitted infectious waste haulers in Salt Lake County:
For information about becoming a permitted infectious waste hauler in Salt Lake County, visit our Waste Hauler page.
There is one permitted infectious waste treatment/disposal facility in Salt Lake County: