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Date:
April 24, 2021
Time:
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Time Details:
Please do not arrive prior to the start of the event
Location:
Elm Avenue Park
Address:
261 Elm Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
Cost:
FREE
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Drug/Pharmaceutical Take Back Day, Saturday 4/24 at Elm Ave Park 10-2

Saturday, April 24, 2021

This event will take place at the Elm Avenue Park from 10 AM to 2 PM. Everyone may participate and the program is anonymous. Please read for acceptable items and further details.

This will be a "contactless" event where participants place medications in provided receptacles.  Please wear masks and maintain social distancing.  Elm Avenue Town Park from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (rain or shine).

Everyone may participate and the program is anonymous.

What you can dispose of:

  • Controlled, non-controlled, and over the counter substances in pill, liquid and powder form
  • Medication in its original container or removed from its container can be disposed of directly into the disposal boxes
  • If disposing in original container, you are encouraged to remove identifying information from the label (but that is not required)

 What CANNOT be disposed of:

  • Sharps, syringes or hypodermic instruments – WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED (for more information on safe sharps disposal, please visit the Recycling Department's FAQs #9)

NEVER flush medications down toilets or drains.  If you cannot make this event or for more information on safely disposing medications, please visit the Recycling Department's Frequently Asked Questions #10.

PLEASE DO NOT SHOW UP PRIOR TO THE START TIME FOR THE EVENT.

A complete list of DEA approved drug take back sites can be found at: https://takebackday.dea.gov/