Prescription Medication Disposal

Red Prescription Medication Disposal BoxThe McCandless Police Department will now be accepting unwanted, unused, or expired medications. This service is designed for McCandless residents but effectively is anonymous.

The service is available 7 days a week between 8 am and 4 pm. Residents who are interested should bring their medications in a plastic bag and come to the window inside the station. If a secretary or officer is not visible, use the phone on the wall to contact an officer, who will collect the medicine.

Prescription medications and patches, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and medicines for pets are accepted. Prohibited items include needles, inhalers, thermometers, hydrogen peroxide, aerosol cans, medications from businesses or clinics, and ointments, lotions, or other liquids.