Many of us grew up with mercury thermometers in our homes. It is possible, although not definitive, that breaking a fever thermometer may affect your family's health. Simply bring your mercury thermometer in a zip lock bag to any of the following locations and you will receive a safe and accurate digital thermometer at no cost:
If you have a large quantity of mercury, please contact the Recycling and Green Community Coordinator at 734-240-7909.
If mercury is spilled in your home, business or vehicle please view the How to Clean Up Spilled Mercury Guide (PDF) or contact the Monroe County Health Department at 734-240-7900.