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New Windsor Fire Department partners with the Health Department to house Prescription Drug Disposal Drop Box
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By EMS Captain David Coe
August 8, 2018

The New Windsor Fire Department in conjunction with the Carroll County Health Department and Carroll County Law Enforcement Agencies has now placed a secure drop box for disposal of prescription/unwanted/over the counter medications in the station. Any loose patches or pills must be placed in a sealed plastic bag prior to placing it in the drop box. The department will not supply sealed plastic bags, so please have you medications bagged up prior to dropping off the medication. The drop box is not for any type of syringes or needles, and we will not accept any.

The secure drop box is located in the lobby/ watch desk area of the New Windsor Fire Department.

What harm do medications do to our environment?

Medications that are poured down the drain or flushed end up in out waterways and drinking water, and wastewater treatment plants cannot remove the chemicals in those medications. Medicine discarded in the trash can also leach into water supplies. Medications such as antibiotics, hormones and contraceptives, antidepressants, and pain relievers have been discovered in waterways nationwide. The risk of such chemicals in our waterways and drinking water include damage to unborn children, and dangerous mutations in wildlife.

What can I do?

Don't Rush to Flush you medications, please drop off medications in a secure drop box. Locations of additional drop box locations besides the New Windsor Fire Department are located below:

Carroll County Sheriff's Office Greenmount Satellite Office
2255 Hanover Pike
Hampstead, MD 21074

Manchester Police Department
3215 S. Long Drive
Manchester, MD 21102

Sykesville Police Department
7547 Main Street
Sykesville, MD 21784

South Carroll Law Enforcement Satellite Office
1532 Liberty Road
Eldersburg, MD 21784

Taneytown Police Department
120 E. Baltimore Street
Taneytown, MD 21787

Maryland State Police Barricks
1100 Baltimore Blvd
Westminster, MD 211573

Westminster Police Department
36 Locust Street
Westminster, MD 21157

Carroll County Sheriff's Office
Main Lobby
100 N. Court Street
Westminster MD 21157

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