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Posted on: October 22, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Frederick Police to Host Drug Disposal Event

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FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 22, 2018



FREDERICK POLICE TO HOST DRUG DISPOSAL EVENT

Saturday, October 27, 2018


FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department along with the Frederick County Health Department, Whitesell Pharmacy and the Drug Enforcement Agency will be hosting a Drug Disposal Event on Saturday, October 27 from 10 am – 2 pm at Wegmans, 7830 Wormans Mill Road. 


Citizens are encouraged to drop off unused and expired medications which the department will dispose of.  All personal information will be kept confidential or you may remove all personally identifiable information from the medication bottle.


Acceptable items include; prescription and over-the-counter medications as well as medical samples, pet medications, and medicated ointments/lotions.


Unacceptable items include; thermometers, IV bags, blood or infectious waste, or oxygen tanks. 


The Frederick County Health Department will be on hand collecting syringes and needles.  For the safety of everyone involved, any needles and syringes MUST be SEPERATED from any medications being turned in at the event.


For more information on this event, please contact Cpl. Andrew Alger 240-409-3108 or aalger@frederickmdpolice.org



Public Information Contact:                        Michele Bowman             301-600-2091 / 240-446-4912

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Emergency: 911                                            

Non-Emergency: 301-600-2102 

Anonymous Tip: 301-600-TIPS (8477)      

Anonymous Tip Text: 240-674-TIPS (8477)

Anonymous Tip Email:  fpdcrimetip@frederickmdpolice.org


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