Unused medications are creating a health and environmental hazard. Flushing or throwing away medications has put our waterways and aquatic life at risk. Proper and safe disposal also prevents theft and other misuse of medication.
Acceptable: prescription medication, over-the-counter medication, medical samples, pet medications, medicated ointments / lotions
Non-acceptable: thermometers, IV bags, blood or infectious waste, oxygen tanks.
Permanent Drug Drop Off locations are now available for area residents. The locations are:
Frederick Police Department Frederick County Law Enforcement Center
100 W. Patrick Street 110 Airport Drive East
Frederick, MD 21701 Frederick, MD 21701
Middletown Municipal Center Brunswick Police Department
31 West Main Street 20 East "A" Street
Middletown, MD 21769 Brunswick, MD 21716
Thurmont Police Department
800 East Main Street
Thurmont, MD 21788