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Posted on: October 6, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Legislator Rhoads is Hosting a "Shed the Meds" Drug Drop Off Event in North Merrick


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2022 • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Brookside School – 1260 Meadowbrook Rd., North Merrick

Nassau County Legislators Steve Rhoads and Tom McKevitt are joining together with the Nassau County Police Department, Bellmore-Merrick Schools, Bellmore-Merrick Community Coalition and Community Parent Center to host a “Shed the Meds” Drug Take-Back Event in North Merrick so residents can safely dispose of their unwanted, unused and expired medications. Just drive up to the site, drop off your medications and drive away! 

Keep medications in original containers and block out your name for anonymity. Do not cross out medication information on label.

 ACCEPTED ITEMS INCLUDE: Prescription medications, prescription patches, over the counter medications, vitamins, sample medications and medications for pets. Sharps and syringes will be accepted at this location. Illegal narcotics may also be dropped off anonymously, no questions asked. 

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED INCLUDE: IV bags, thermometers, chemo drugs, gel-caps and liquid medications will not be accepted at this location

For more information, please contact Legislator Rhoads’ office:
Phone: 516-571-6219      

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