Operation Medicine Drop

By providing safe and secure ways for people to get rid of unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications, Operation Medicine Drop helps prevent accidental poisonings and drug abuse while protecting our waters.

As a reminder, our drop box is located inside the Sheriff's Office (1401 Elm St) and can be accessed during normal business hours, Monday - Friday.

(Picture is the total drop from our event last year.  In spite of the weather, we still had a great turn out.  We were able to take in a total of 32.4 lbs. of medications)

The following items ARE accepted:


Prescription patches

Prescription medications

Prescription ointments

Over the counter medications



Medications for pets

The following items ARE NOT accepted:

Hydrogen peroxide



Medications from business or clinics

Ointments, lotions or liquids

Aerosol cans


Any questions, please contact us at 919-718-4561, ext. 5607 or 5629

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