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Legislative District 17

Posted on: March 20, 2023

Legislator Walker is Hosting a "Shed the Meds" Drug Drop Off Event in Bethpage

SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2023 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Bethpage High School – 10 Cherry Ave., Bethpage

Stewart Avenue Parking Lot (across from Bethpage Park)


Nassau County Legislators Rose Marie Walker and Laura Schaefer are joining with the Nassau County Police Department and the Bethpage School District to sponsor a “Shed the Meds” event at Bethpage High School (in the Stewart Avenue parking lot). This event will allow residents to safely dispose of unused, unwanted and expired medications.   Simply drive up, drop off, 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. Illegal narcotics may also be dropped off anonymously, no questions asked.


ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED INCLUDE: Syringes, sharps, liquid medications, gel-caps, chemo drugs and bloody or infectious waste.


For more information, contact Legislator Walker’s office: 

Phone: 516-571-6217 email:

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