Medication Take-Back Day Hosted by County April 27

Don’t flush medications; protect New York’s waterways

The Putnam County Communities That Care Coalition is partnering with the Putnam County Department of Health (DOH) and the Sheriff’s Department to hold a medication take-back day on Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Putnam Hospital Center’s Wagner Cancer Pavilion, 670 Stoneleigh Ave. in Carmel.

The program provides a safe place to dispose of old or unused medications to protect New York’s waterways and youth. Individuals may bring prescription, over-the-counter and pet medication, preferably in original packaging, if possible, with personal patient information removed. Syringes will not be accepted.

For more information, contact Mary Rice of the DOH at 845-808-1390, ext.  43164, or visit or

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