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Medication collection event is March 23

March 08, 2013

Washington County is hosting a medications collection event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 23, at the Washington County Health Department in Hagerstown, Residents of Washington County may drop off their unused or unwanted medications.  

Accepted medications include prescriptions, sharps, inhalers, liquids, over-the-counter medications, veterinary medications, expired and empty prescription bottles.

For those unable to visit the collection event, here are tips on proper disposal: Do not flush medications, pour them down the sink or dump them in the trash; remove and destroy all identifying personal label information; between collection events, dispose of medications anytime at Washington County Sheriff's Department, 500 Western Maryland Parkway, Hagerstown.

For more information about this event, go to www.washhealth.org or call 240-313-3356.

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