Harrison police to collect unwanted prescription drugs April 30

The Harrison Township Police Department will be participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Harrison Township Police Department will once again be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

Turn in your expired/unwanted prescription drugs for safe disposal at the Harrison Township Police Department on April 30 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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How to prepare items for disposal:
– All pharmaceutical drugs to be disposed must be placed in a sealed container such as the original bottle or zip-lock bag.
– Liquid pharmaceuticals should remain in the original container.
– Personal information should be removed or marked out with a permanent marker.

You can dispose of:
– Prescription and over-the-counter solid medications
– Tablets and capsules
– Pet medicines

You may NOT drop off:
– Intravenous solutions
– Injectables, syringes, and needles (i.e. EpiPens)*; these need to be taken to a health care professional’s office or to a hospital for disposal.
– Hydrogen peroxide
– Compressed cylinders or aerosols (i.e. asthma inhalers)
– Iodine-containing medications
– Thermometers
– Alcohol and illicit drugs

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