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:
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
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.