City of Beloit Prescription Drug Drop-Box Program

Posted Wednesday, May 11, 2011 --- 1:15 p.m.

Press Release from the City of Beloit:

Wednesday, May 11 – Beloit, WI: On Wednesday, May 18, the City of Beloit will unveil a prescription drug drop-box. The prescription drug drop-box will be located in the main entrance of the Beloit Police Department at 100 State Street.

The drop-box is available to all Rock County residents, is free of charge, anonymous, and does not require pre-registration. This program offers residents of Rock County a safe, anonymous, cost effective, and environmentally sustainable way to dispose of expired or unwanted medication at any time. The twenty-four hour drop box is a convenient disposal solution for expired or unwanted prescription drugs and over the counter drugs, including old pills, pet drugs, and medical patches/creams. The City requests that prescriptions are kept in their original containers with personal information removed or crossed out. In addition, we cannot accept sharps, chemotherapy drugs, or other non-pharmaceutical waste.

This program was made possible through the sponsorship of mutual stakeholders. The sponsors for this program include: the City of Beloit Water Resources, City of Beloit Police Department, Beloit Health System, Rock County Health Department, Partners in Prevention, and Crime Stoppers.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
NBC15 615 Forward Drive Madison, Wisconsin 53711 Business: 608-274-1515 Newsroom: 608-274-1500
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 121649744 -
Gray Television, Inc.