Viewpoints: Letters / Opinions
Hypodermic Needles At Rotary Beach
By Angel Holbrook
May 11, 2015
Last night, while taking a walk with some friends and our 4 children, all under the age of 8, we ended up at Rotary Beach. We decided to let the kids play before turning around. As I wandered around and watched the kids play, I found a used hypodermic needle lying on the ground. I find this incredibly disturbing. Must you leave your used hypodermic needles where you endanger others with them, especially children?
When you make the choice to inject yourself, that is all on you. But when you make the choice to leave a used needle laying around where others can come into contact with it, you endanger them. Diseases, incurable and curable alike, can be passed from needle sticks, let alone that there may be drugs left in the syringe.
If you must use a hypodermic needle for whatever purpose, please keep it to yourself, dispose of your needles properly.
Community member and parent
Received May 11, 2015
- Published May 11, 2015
Viewpoints - Opinion Letters:
Your Opinion Letter to the Editor
Representations of fact and opinions in letters are solely those of the author.
The opinions of the author do not represent the opinions of Sitnews.
E-mail your letters
& opinions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Your full name, city and state are required for letter publication.
Published letters become the property of SitNews.
Stories In The News
photographs that appear in SitNews may be protected by copyright
and may not be reprinted without written permission from and
payment of any required fees to the proper sources.
E-mail your news &
photos to email@example.com
Photographers choosing to submit photographs for publication to SitNews are in doing so granting their permission for publication and for archiving. SitNews does not sell photographs. All requests for purchasing a photograph will be emailed to the photographer.