The following programs provide area Dutchess County residents with medication disposal services.
Dutchess County Program for Removing Unwanted Pharmaceuticals
There are 10 specific sites in Dutchess County for return for pharmaceuticals. This program is managed by the STOP DWI program. The program allows all unused prescription medications, over the counter medicines, and inhalers. Hazardous materials and needles (syringes) may not be turned in under this program. To get more details you can visit the Dutchess County TAKEBACK site. It lists the addresses of the 10 places where pharmaceuticals may be taken and important details for this program.