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Posted on: February 25, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Clarification on Drug Disposal Event

Due to a formatting error, the previous release for this event combined the "Acceptable Items" list with the "Unacceptable Items" list. This follow up release seeks to reduce confusion.

DRUG DISPOSAL EVENT
SPONSORED BY
WHITESELL PHARMACY
in conjunction with the
FREDERICK POLICE
DEPARTMENT and DEA

SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 2014
10:00 AM—2:00 PM
Harry Grove Stadium
Parking Lot

Unused medications are creating a health & environmental hazard:
• Flushing or throwing away medications has put our waterways and aquatic life at risk.
• Proper & safe disposal prevents theft and other misuse of medication.
Citizens are encouraged to drop off unused and expired medications. Medications will be placed in a secure container. All personal information will be kept confidential. You may also remove all personally identifiable information from medicine bottles or containers.

NON-ACCEPTABLE ITEMS
Thermometers
IV Bags
Blood or Infectious Waste
Oxygen Tanks
Diabetic Syringes


ACCEPTABLE ITEMS
Prescription medications
Over-the-counter medications
Medical Samples
Pet Medications
Medicated Ointments / Lotions

For more information please contact Anne Marie at
Whitesell Pharmacy
236 North Market Street, Frederick MD 21701
301-662-4848

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