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Posted on: April 3, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Medication Drop Off Sites in Ontario County

Boy Looking in Medicine Cabinet

Have you recently cleaned out your medicine cabinet or has a loved one passed away? Are you wondering what to do with all those unwanted medications? It is important to get them out of your home to prevent them from getting into the wrong hands.

The Partnership for Ontario County, Drug-Free Communities will be holding medication drop offs on Saturdays throughout the spring and summer. Gather up your unused or outdated medications, bring them to a drop off site and hand them to the volunteer through your car window; no questions asked. Dates, times, and locations for 2014 are as follows:

Saturday, April 26, 9-1
Canandaigua Wegmans
345 Eastern Blvd.
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Saturday, June 14, 9-12
Clifton Springs Hospital
2 Coulter Rd.
Clifton Springs, NY 14432

Saturday, September 27, 9-12
Tops Market in Geneva
815 Canandaigua Rd. (5 & 20)
Geneva, NY 14456

Saturday, October 4, 9-12
Victor Central School
953 High St.
Victor, NY 14564

If these dates and locations are not convenient for you, meds can be dropped off any time at the NY State Police, Troop E Headquarters at 1569 Rochester Rd. (Rt. 332) in Canandaigua. Simply place your medications in a plastic bag and drop them in the box provided; no fuss, no muss.

Items accepted include prescription and over-the-counter medications, ointments, and inhalers. Sharps and needles are not accepted.

These services are open to the public, only; no pharmacies or businesses, please.

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