CITY OF MEDFORD TO HOST PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY ON April 30th

Part of National Drug Take Back Day, Medford Police Department and Board of Health will sponsor drive-up event in City Hall parking lot and at Wegman’s.

Residents invited to turn in unwanted or unused prescription drugs.

MEDFORD – The Medford Police Department and the Medford Board of Health are sponsoring a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 30th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the rear parking lot at City Hall (85 George P. Hassett Drive), and at Wegman’s (3850 Mystic Valley Parkway). National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

During Medford’s drive-up event, residents may turn in any unused or expired medication for safe disposal. Accepted medications include:

Pills
Tablets
Capsules
Cough medicines or other liquid medications
Any prescription medications
Needles / syringes

Items NOT ACCEPTED include:

Medical devices such as IV bags or home infusion items
Thermometers
Medical instruments

This service is free and anonymous for residents.

For more information about National Take Back Day, please visit https://takebackday.dea.gov/ or call 781-393-2449.

Medford city services are available to all residents, regardless of economic situation, race, gender, immigration status, ability, benefit eligibility, or religious affiliation.

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