Posted Wednesday, January 8, 2014 --- 10:57 a.m.
The Janesville Police Department, Mercy Health System and the Rock County Health Department have established permanent prescription drug drop-off boxes for all of Rock County.
Authorities say the boxes provide you with an easy, secure and responsible way to properly dispose of prescription drugs.
To dispose of unwanted medicines:
1. Gather all unwanted medicines
2. If possible, leave all medicines in their original containers. Black out any personal information on the bottle.
3. Bring the medicines to the secured drop-off box at one of the following locations. The boxes are available 24/7.
The Rock Co. Health Department says that in 2013, they collected 4,329 lbs of drugs.
If you have questions you can call the Janesville Police Department at (608) 755-3100.
Janesville Police Department
100 N. Jackson Street, Janesville, WI
Mercy Health System
3524 E. Milwaukee St., Janesville,WI
1010 N. Washington St., Janesville, WI
The Rock Co. Health Department says drop-off boxes are available at police stations in Beloit, Milton, Edgerton and Evansville.