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Legislative District 16

Posted on: March 11, 2024

Deputy Minority Leader Drucker Partners With NCPD’s Second Precinct To Host ‘Shed the Meds’ Event

WHAT – Make the secure, safe and environmentally friendly disposal of unwanted medications part of your spring cleaning routine with Nassau County Legislature Deputy Minority Leader Arnold W. Drucker, (D - Plainview) who is partnering with the Nassau County Police Department’s Second Precinct to host a “Shed The Meds” event at the Syosset Public Library on Tuesday, March 26.

From 5 p.m. - 8 p.m., residents will have the opportunity to securely dispose of unwanted and/or expired prescription medications and patches, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, drug samples and predications at the library under the supervision of Second Precinct officers. Needles/sharps, aerosol cans, thermometers, ointments, hydrogen peroxide, inhalers, biohazardous materials and/or medications from business will not be accepted at the event.

“This event empowers our residents to protect the environment and prevent drug abuse and misuse by making it as easy as possible to securely dispose of unwanted and expired medication,” Deputy Minority Leader Drucker said. “I encourage everyone to take a look at their medicine cabinets as you do your spring cleaning and take advantage of this important service.”

Residents can contact the Second Precinct at 516-573-6200 or Deputy Minority Leader Drucker’s office at 516-571-6216 with questions.

WHEN – Tuesday, March 26, 2024

TIME – 5 – 8 p.m.

WHERE  Syosset Public Library
225 South Oyster Bay Road
Syosset, N.Y. 11791

Shed the Meds Event; At the Syosset Public Library (225 S Oyster Bay RD, Syosset, NY 11791)

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