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Safely Dispose of Unwanted Medication

Herndon Police Department, in cooperation with CVS Pharmacy, provides a safe receptacle for the public to dispose of unwanted medications.

The secure receptacle is located in the front lobby of the police station and may be accessed 24 hours a day.  It contains a one-way deposit drawer, so you can be confident you are safely depositing your unwanted medications.

The following items are accepted for disposal:

Prescription drugs, patches, samples; over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and pet medications.

The following items are NOT accepted:

Aerosol cans or inhalers, prescription ointments, hypodermic needles, liquids of any kind, bio-hazards or infectious waste, thermometers, food items, or supplements.

 If you have a question about our disposal of unwanted medications program, please contact the Herndon Police Department.