How to Dispose of Unused Medicine


Medications can be harmful if taken by someone other than the person it was prescribed for. If you have unused, expired or unwanted medications and need a way to safely dispose of them, you can now get a drug disposal bag from your Local Health Department. Once you get your bag you can deactivate medications in three easy steps:

  1. Place unused medication in the pouch
  2. Fill halfway with Warm Tap Water
  3. Gently Shake

Learn more about how to safely dispose of medications.

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