Sheriff’s Office, Tops in Medina participating in Drug Take Back Day on Saturday

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 23 April 2021 at 9:02 am

The Orleans County Sheriff’s Office and the Tops store in Medina will be sites on Saturday for the 20th Annual National Drug Take Back Day.

People can drop off unused or outdated medications, or sharps at the Public Safety Building parking lot at 13925 Route 31 in Albion from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tops also will have 51 of its store participating in National Drug Take Back Day including the site in Medina at 11200 Maple Ridge Rd.

“Tops is pleased to be able to offer this added convenience to the community not only on April 24th, but year round,” said Matthew Hamed, director of Pharmacy operations for Tops Friendly Markets. “We want to help be a part of the solution. Proper disposal of unused, unwanted and/or expired prescription medications helps not only protect our environment, but more importantly saves lives.”

Tops accepts returned prescription drugs at 51 locations safely and anonymously year round during normal pharmacy hours.