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Legislative District 07

Posted on: September 1, 2021

KOPEL IS HOSTING A “SHED THE MEDS” DRUG DROP OFF EVENT IN EAST ROCKAWAY

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 15, 2021 • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

East Rockaway Senior Center - 6 James St. N, East Rockaway

  

Deputy Presiding Officer Howard J. Kopel and the Nassau County Police Department are hosting a “Shed the Meds” Drug Take-Back Event in East Rockaway 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. Illegal narcotics may also be dropped off anonymously, no questions asked. 

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED INCLUDE: Syringes, sharps, thermometers, IV bags, ointments, liquid medications, chemo drugs and bloody or infectious waste.

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