Rx Safe Storage/Disposal

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Drop Box Information

 GREAT NEWS!

 It is now even more convenient to safely dispose of your Rx meds in the Catoosa County area. Now, you can drop them in the drop box at the Rossville Police Department located at 500 McFarland Ave, Rossville, GA 30741 (Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm)

OR

the Catoosa County Sheriff’s office at 5842 Hwy 41 in Ringgold (available 24/7).

TWO locations!

CELEBRATE! CELEBRATE!

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LEAVE MEDICATIONS IN THE ORIGINAL PACKAGE OR PRESCRIPTION BOTTLE . CROSS OUT YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS, BUT PLEASE DO NOT COVER UP THE NAME OF THE MEDICATION.

What to Drop:

Expired and Unused Medications
Over-the-Counter Medications
Medication Samples
Pet Medications
Medicated Ointment/Lotion/Drops
Inhalers
Unopened Epi-Pens
Liquid Medications

What NOT to Drop:

Needles/Lancets/Syringes
Thermometers
IV Bags
Bloody or Infectious Waste
Hydrogen Peroxide
Business Waste (nursing, group homes, etc.)
Empty Containers
Personal Care Products (shampoo, etc.)

PLEASE AVOID FLUSHING MEDICATIONS DOWN THE TOILET OR THROWING THEM IN THE TRASH AS THEY CONTAMINATE OUR DRINKING WATER AND ARE HARMFUL TO OUR WILDLIFE.

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ALMOST every county in Georgia hosts a permanent Rx Drug Drop Box at their local Sheriff’s office. Click on the following link to find one near you. 

http://www.stoprxabuseinga.org/prescription-drug-disposal.html

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Next event will be in the Spring of 2016. Check back here for updates!

DEA Take Back Day April 27, 2013
DEA Take Back Day Turn in your unused or expired medications for safe disposal.

Previous Locations:

Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office

5842 US 41, Ringgold

706-935-6863

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Catoosa County Kids Day

Benton Place Campus

36 Muscogee Trail, Ringgold

706-935-5018

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

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CVS Pharmacy

Corner of Battlefield Parkway and Old Mill Road – Ringgold

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Walgreens Pharmacy

Corner of Battlefield Parkway and Dietz Road – Fort Oglethorpe

Bring in original container with prescription name on label

Drop Box Provided and manned by Local Law Enforcement Officers

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