Reminder: Clean Out & Properly Dispose of Leftover Prescription Drugs

This time of year we’re often inspired to purge and clean out forgotten spaces to make room for a new year! This winter don’t forget to tackle the medicine cabinet!

This informational campaign comes to you in partnership with the Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition.

The Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition encourages you to comb through your medicine cabinet and bathroom shelves to locate and collect old, unused prescription medications. Proper disposal of these drugs is essential in preventing them from ending up in the wrong hands.

As most abused prescription drugs are obtain from family and friends’ medicine cabinets, it’s important to get rid of leftover drugs and avoid stockpiling medications. Tuscarawas County hosts Drug Take Back events every April and October; however, you are encouraged to take advantage of the 24 hour drop-off sites listed below:

Dennison Police Department (Call Prior to Drop-Off)
302 Grant St. (2nd Floor) – (740) 922-3131

 Newcomerstown Police Department (Call Prior to Drop-Off)
124 W. Church Street – (740) 498-6161

 New Philadelphia Police Department
122 Second Street SE – (330) 343-4488

Strasburg Police Department
358 Fifth Street – (330) 878-7011

Sugarcreek Police Department(Call Prior to Drop-Off)
126 S. Broadway – (330) 852-2212

 Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Office (Lobby)
2295 Reiser Avenue SE
New Philadelphia – (330) 339-2000

For more information contact Jodi Salvo, Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition Coordinator, 330-440-7320

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