MONITOR:

Check your medication regularly; many people who abuse prescriptions get them from family and friends.

SECURE:

Lock up any medication you do not want anyone to access; reduce drug abuse, curb theft, and prevent overdose and accidental poisoning.

DISPOSE:

Drop off any unwanted/unused and expired medication at your local medication drop box or contact us for free at home disposal bags.

Who should secure their medications? Everyone!

What types of prescription, pet, or OTC (over the counter) medications should be secured? All medications!

When should you secure your medications? At all times, especially during parties, house showings, open-houses, estate sales and when having; guests, renovations, and if you have children (any age).

Where should medications be secured? In a lock box, locked drawer, or locked cabinet. When these medications are no longer in use, they should be disposed of properly by being brought to a drop-box location.

Why should they be secured? There has been an increase in heroin and opiate overdoses. Many opiate use disorders begin with prescription drug abuse. Many people who misuse prescriptions get them from family or friends. Please help restrict availability by; monitoring, securing, and disposing of your prescription drugs.

    Medication Drop Boxes

    CATTARAUGUS COUNTY, NY LOCATIONS:

    • Cattaraugus County Building
    • Cattaraugus County Building
    • Franklinville Police Department
    • Gowanda Police Department
    • Olean City Building
    • Salamanca Police Department

    CHEMUNG COUNTY, NY LOCATIONS:

    • Arnot Ogden Medical Center
    • Blitz Pharmacy
    • Elmira Police Dept.
    • Gerould’s Pharmacy’s
    • Guthrie Corning Hospital (Pharmacy)
    • Horseheads Police Dept.
    • West Elmira Police Dept.
    • Or contact us at (607) 846-3947 for free at-home disposal bags or lock boxes

    LIVINGSTON COUNTY, NY LOCATIONS:

    • SUNY Geneseo: MacVittie College Union
    • Nunda Family Pharmacy
    • Center of Nursing and Rehabilitation
    • Livonia Pharmacy
    • Lima Village Pharmacy
    • Livingston County Sheriff’s Office
    • Caledonia Police Department
    • Dansville Police Department
    • Or contact us at (585) 991-3256 for free at home disposal bags or lock boxes.

    STEUBEN COUNTY, NY LOCATIONS

    • Hammondsport Village Hall
    • Bath Police Department
    • Steuben County Sheriff’s Office
    • Tops Friendly Market
    • Dansville Police Department
    • Canisteo Village Hall
    • Beavers Pharmacy
    • Hornell City Police Department
    • Corning Police Department
    • Guthrie Corning Hospital
    • Market Street Apothecary
    • Addison’s Apothecary
    • Or contact us at (607) 846-3947 for free at home disposal bags or lock boxes.

    TIOGA COUNTY, NY LOCATIONS:

    • Apalachin Pharmacy
    • Owego Police Department
    • Tioga County Sheriff’s Office
    • Waverly Police Department
    • Or contact us at (607) 223-4066 for free at home disposal bags or lock boxes

    BRADFORD COUNTY, PA LOCATIONS

    • Bradford County Sheriff’s Office
    • Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital
    • State Police – Troop P/Towanda
    • Bradford County Coroner’s Office
    • Canton Borough Police Department
    • Athens Township Police Department
    • Robert Packer Hospital
    • Sayre Borough Police Department
    • Or contact us at (607) 846-3947 for free at home disposal bags or lock boxes.

    Sharps Drop Boxes

    CATTARAUGUS COUNTY, NY LOCATIONS:

    • Gowanda Rehabilitation Center & Nursing Center
    • Olean General Hospital
    • The Pines Healthcare & Rehabilitation Centers in Olean and Machias

    CHEMUNG COUNTY, NY LOCATIONS:

    • Bethany Village
    • Elcor Nursing Home
    • Arnot Ogdon Medical Center (Appt. Only)
    • Chemung County Nursing Facility

    LIVINGSTON COUNTY, NY LOCATIONS:

    • Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
    • Conesus Lake Nursing Home
    • Avon Nursing Home
    • Noyes Memorial Hospital

    STEUBEN COUNTY, NY LOCATIONS

    • Guthrie Corning Hospital
    • Absolut Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Three Rivers

    TIOGA COUNTY, NY LOCATIONS:

    • Riverview Rehabilitation and Nursing
    • Elderwood at Waverly

    BRADFORD COUNTY, PA LOCATIONS

    • Sayre Guthrie Clinic