Yuma, AZ Medical Waste Disposal

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Yuma, Arizona Medical Waste Disposal Services

MedPro Disposal offers medical waste disposal, infectious sharps waste management, OSHA compliance training including
bloodborne pathogens training and certification, and HIPAA-compliance document shredding and data destruction
services. MedPro Disposal keeps your practice safe and compliant so you can focus on what matters most, your patients.

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MedPro Disposal is dedicated to helping educate you and your staff on ways to make compliance a simple and hassle-free part of your life.

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  1. Contact MedPro Disposal for a fast, free medical waste removal quote.
    We’ll get to know you, discuss your needs, and settle on a number.
    You may be surprised at how much you can save with MedPro Disposal.
  2. Work with MedPro Disposal to determine your first pickup date.
    We’ll confirm your office hours and provide convenient options for medical waste and sharps pickup.
  3. Complete a compliance survey.
    After we get to know your requirements, we’ll send you a survey to identify any areas that need to be brought up to OSHA standards.
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Yuma, AZ

La Paz County created from Northern Yuma County: In 1982 an election was held to split Yuma County in two. Beginning on January First of 1983 La Paz County was created from the northern 45% of Yuma County. The county seat for La Paz County is in Parker Arizona.

Practice Type
Zip Code Projected Annual Savings
ENT Specialist 85364 $684
Lab 85364 $1,500
Pediatrics 85364 $4,939

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America’s “driest” City is served by MedPro Medical Waste Disposal Yuma, Arizona.

Located in southwest Arizona, Yuma has a population of approximately 100,000 full-time residents, but has as many as 85,000 winter residents who come to escape cold weather up north. Yuma is the least humid census designated area in the country, and it receives the highest amount of sunshine.

The Yuma Regional Medical Center serves the region and employs over 2,000 healthcare professionals.

When someone visits the doctor in Yuma and receives an injection or provides a blood sample, they most likely don’t think about what happens to the needle after it is dropped in to container marked “Bio-Hazard.” Most people don’t want to think about it.

Doctors, nurses, and practice managers who must not only treat patients, but run a profitable practice think about it. Medical waste is removed, transported, and disposed of by a licensed medical waste disposal company and the selection of an appropriate company is critical.

Medical Waste Disposal Yuma, Arizona

The choice is important because medical waste contains potentially hazardous materials that could injure or kill someone if not handled properly. The issue of cost is also critical because the healthcare community has been forced to tighten budgets. Every expense for a doctor’s office or hospital must be carefully scrutinized.

In Arizona, medical waste, bio-hazardous materials, and associated items are defined in the Arizona Administrative Code, – Title 18 Chapter 13 – and compliance is regulated by the Department of Environmental Quality.


Stories in the news recently have focused on the spread of very hazardous diseases like Ebola. There are dozens of other infectious illnesses which can be spread through the mishandling of medical waste, so the importance of only qualified personnel dealing with medical waste cannot be overstated.

MedPro Medical Waste Disposal Yuma, Arizona has an extensive and exemplary safety record, which is due to proper training and compliance with regulations.

The MedPro Advantage is a program created in response to years of listening to medical professionals who have prioritized their concerns:

  1. Cost: Doctors and Medical Administrators have been deluged with new procedural mandates and rules because of the Affordable Healthcare Act and other insurance rules regarding classifications and codes. It’s a lot of paperwork, which translates to more hours which equals more expenses. MedPro has responded to cost concerns with “right-sized” service, which means pick-ups are scheduled in a way to maximize efficiency. Invoices are based on a one-flat-fee and never contain additional charges or “surprise” fees. Healthcare workers asked and MedPro responded.
  2. Risk: Medical professionals constantly seek to reduce risk. This means increasing safety which is directly proportional to better training and better procedures. MedPro is proud to not only carefully and stringently train our own staff, we offer training to our customers through an online portal attached to our website: The MedPro Compliance Suite. This portal is a cloud-based, secure platform for medical facilities to train their personnel in OSHA and HIPPA, ICD 10, HazCom, perform safety audits and receive certifications. This portal is completely unique to MedPro and is a very substantial benefit to our customers. Risk is tempered by insurance, and MedPro maintains substantial coverage at all times. Healthcare providers are focused on patients and shouldn’t have to worry about medical waste after it’s out the door.
  3. Service: As a national company, MedPro Medical Waste Disposal Yuma, Arizona has the resources and experience to make and fulfill commitments. If a pick-up is missed for some reason, the situation will be made right and our customer will receive a credit for the inconvenience. Another service-related benefit of working with MedPro is the Dedicated Customer Advocate. Rather than a computer, this is a real human being who is introduced to our customers on day one. This advocate is the contact person for all questions, concerns, issues pertaining to billing, training, or pick-ups and is with each customer throughout their MedPro relationship.

MedPro is constantly evolving, constantly developing more efficient programs and procedures. We are pleased to offer customers an unwanted drug disposal program. Patients should be encouraged not to dispose of drugs down the drain or in the regular trash as this can be very dangerous.

People who live and work in Yuma, Arizona are fortunate to enjoy some of the best weather on Earth. They are also fortunate to experience excellent medical care provided by a community of diligent and well trained healthcare professionals who work as a team to heal the sick and keep the healthy people well. MedPro is proud to be part of this winning team.

Yuma, AZ Local Resources

Here are some local Yuma resources if you have any questions pertaining to Medical Waste Storage, Transportation and Disposal.

Yuma County
Yuma County
198 South Main Street
Yuma, AZ 85364
County Risk Management
County Risk Management
145 South 2nd Avenue
Yuma, AZ 85364
Yuma Police Department
Yuma Police Department
1500 South 1st Avenue
Yuma, AZ 85653

Supply and Other Resources for Yuma

Here is a handy list of local supply and other resources we have gathered that you should find useful. Hoppstetter’s Office Products, Inc. is a locally-owned store providing office supplies, furniture, document processing and more.

Hoppstetter's Office Products
Hoppstetter's Office Products
102 South Main Street
Yuma, AZ 85364
The Coffee Bean
The Coffee Bean
2450 South 4th Avenue Suite 106
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 317-0284
Yuma County Sheriff's Office
Prescription drug drop off
141 South 3rd Avenue
Yuma, AZ 85364

Yuma Little-Known Facts

Telegraph Pass Wrong Way Freeway: When Interstate 8 was built through Telegraph Pass in the 60's, engineers were faced with a challenge. They needed to keep the grades at less than 6 percent in both directions. Due to the terrain it was not possible to widen the existing U.S 80 highway to the width required for the freeway. The solution was found by examining the previous routes through the Gila Mountains. The Eastbound route simply used the existing route of the U.S. 80 highway that had been built in 1948. The Westbound route was built to generally follow the alignment of the original 1928 U.S. 80 roadway. In order to keep the grade under 6 percent the road had to be straightened somewhat. The other issue was the 1928 alignment crossed over the 1948 alignment. This lead to the unusual arrangement of the Westbound lanes being to the South instead of the North.

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Methods of Arizona Medical Waste Disposal

On-Site Waste Pickup

On-site Waste Collection

Package medical waste on-site, then leave it for collection by a medical waste disposal company.

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Mailback Waste Disposal

Properly package and label the sharps, then send the biohazardous waste safely through the mail for disposal.