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Residents can turn in unused prescriptions on April 26

Posted 16 April 2014 at 12:00 am

Locations also added for April 19 drop off

Press release, Orleans County Sheriff Scott Hess

ALBION – The Orleans County Sheriff’s Office will once again participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative on April 26.

Residents can drop off unused prescriptions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the following collection points:

Orleans County Public Safety Building, 13925 State Route 31, Albion

Holley Fire Department, 7 Thomas St., Holley

Medina Fire Department, 600 Main St., Medina

This is a collaborative effort with the U.S. Department of Justice – Drug Enforcement Administration, the Orleans County Health Department, and the Genesee/Orleans Council on Alcoholism & Substance Abuse (GCASA).

This is a great opportunity for the public to surrender unwanted and/or expired medications for safe & proper disposal. During this cycle we have added one-hour “early-bird” drop off on Saturday, April 19, with times and locations as follows:

Lyndonville Fire Department and Shelby Fire Dire Recreation Hall from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Carlton FD Recreation Hall and Barre Fire Department from 11 a.m. to noon

Kendall Fire Department and Clarendon Fire Department from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Special thanks to all fire departments for assisting us with this event.