Drug Take Back Boxes

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In Somerset County, there are 7 Drug Take Back Box locations to safely dispose of any unused medications.

Acceptable Deposits

  • Any expired or unused medication that comes in pill form, capsules or liquid in a bottle.
  • Non-liquid forms of medication can be in the original container or a zip lock baggie.

Unacceptable Deposits–These items should not be placed in the drug drop boxes

  • All medical waste.
  • Needles, lancets, syringes, and razor blades should be securely enclosed in a metal or plastic container and thrown in the regular trash.



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