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What does the cdc recommend concerning the recapping of needles? do not recap with both hands. recap immediately after use. recap immediately prior to disposal. recap only with the aid of a helper.

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  • The CDC actually discourages recapping needles because it is a huge health hazard, especially if the needle is dirty. If it is absolutely necessary, then definitely only recap with one hand. It is best to dispose of the needle in a sharps disposal container without recapping at all.
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