Do you have expired or unused medicine and wondering how to dispose of it?
The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is holding a ‘dispose-a-med’ event on October 5 from 8 a.m. to noon. at 7575 E. Speedway (Eastside Service Center Yard, enter off N. Prudence).
What is accepted at the event – prescription and over-the-counter tablets, capsules, liquids and creams.
Not accepted – metal or glass inhalation aerosol bottles, syringes and epi-pens.
The service is free and anonymous; there will be no questions asked.
PCSD is also unable to accept drugs from commercial organizations. For safety and confidentiality reasons, any items turned over for collection cannot be returned.