Dispose of expired or unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications to Operation Medicine Drop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 24, at the Jackson Township Fire Station, 3650 Hoover Road. The service is free and anonymous.
Medicines play an important role in treating many conditions and diseases, and when they are no longer needed it is important to dispose of them properly. Potential health hazards and safety issues due to disposing of drugs in toilets or landfills is avoided as medicines are disposed of in a safe and environmentally protective manner.
Prescription, over-the-counter and pet medications in pill, powder or patch form are accepted. All medications must be removed from packaging and placed in a clear, sealed bag. Needles, lancets, syringes, inhalers, aerosols, liquids, creams and pastes are not accepted.
The City of Grove City, United States Drug Enforcement Administration, Grove City Division of Police, Jackson Township Fire Department, Giant Eagle and Keep Grove City Beautiful sponsor Operation Medicine Drop.
For additional information, call 614-277-3058.