Prescription Drug Turn-in: Saturday, April 27th

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We recently received word about the following city-wide event:

Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinets!

Crime Prevention, the Portland Police Bureau and the DEA will partner on Saturday April 27, 2013 to provide free disposal of your unused and expired prescription medications. One location will be available for you to anonymously drop off your medications at the Portland Police Bureau’s Southeast Precinct, located at 4735 E. Burnside. The drop site will be open from 10:00AM-2:00PM. All medications will be incinerated and will not go into our water supply.

Date: Saturday April 27th, 2013

Time: 10:00AM-2:00PM

Place: Southeast Precinct, Portland Police Bureau 4735 E. Burnside Portland, Oregon

Acceptable items for deposit: Prescription medications and samples, all over the counter medications, vitamins, pet medications, medicated ointments, and liquid medication in leak proof containers.
Items not acceptable for deposit: Thermometers/Sharps/Syringes, IV bags, bloody or infectious waste, hydrogen peroxide, aerosol cans, inhalers, EpiPens. NO SHARPS

For questions, contact Jenni Pullen (formerly Bernheisel) at 503-823-4257 or jenni.bernheisel@portlandoregon.gov.

 

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