All drop box locations can be found here.
Helpful resources to safeguard medicines and to keep our community and your family healthy and safe!
Use Medicines Safely - MyHealthfinder | health.gov
6 Tips to Avoid Mistakes | FDA
4 Medication Safety Tips for Older Adults | FDA
Drug Disposal: Drug Take Back Locations | FDA
Drug Disposal: Questions and Answers | FDA
Drug Disposal: FDA’s Flush List for Certain Medicines | FDA
New York State Safe Sharps Collection Program (ny.gov)
Safe Storage and Safe Disposal Educational Videos | CADCA
Safe Disposal of Medicines | FDA
Rise in Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse Impacting Teens | SAMHSA
Upstate NY Poison Control Center- www.upstatepoison.org – 1-800-222-1222
If no drug take back sites, drop box locations, deterra bags or programs are available in your areas, and there are no specific disposal instructions (such as flushing) in the medication guide or packet insert, you can follow these steps to dispose of most medicines in your trash at home.
A special “Thank You” to the Western Regional Addiction Resource Collaborative, Upstate New York Poison Center, and Hilbert College for their partnership and support of S3 = Support Student Safety.