National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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From the Broome County Sheriff’s Office:

On Saturday, October 26, 2019, the Broome County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with “National Prescription Drug Take Back Day”, will be conducting collections of unwanted, outdated or unused prescription or over- the -counter medications.   

This one-day effort will bring national focus to the issue of pharmaceutical controlled substance abuse. 

The program provides an opportunity for the law enforcement, prevention, treatment, and business community to collaborate and establish a safe collection site for all Americans. 

Acceptable medication includes anything from aspirin to controlled substances. 

In the previous 6 months, the Broome County Sheriff’s Office collected approximately  700 pounds of unwanted, unused and expired medications for safe disposal.  

This effort will help our environment and make our community a safer place.  The collection times, at all locations, will be from 10 am to 2 pm.   Below are the scheduled locations:

  • Broome County Sheriff’s Office – 155 Lt. VanWinkle Dr., Binghamton
  • Johnson City Elks Lodge – 4212 Watson Blvd., Johnson City
  • Tioughnioga River Academy – 2887 US 11, Whitney Point
  • Vestal Fire Station – 3341 Vestal Parkway East, Vestal
  • Windsor Community House – 107 Main St., Windsor
  • West Corners Fire Station – 500 Day Hollow Rd., Endicott
  • Deposit Police Station – 146 Front St., Deposit

 Any questions, please contact us.

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