Medication Take-Back Day Set for Sept. 21

The Putnam County Communities That Care Coalition, Putnam County Department of Health and Putnam County Sheriff’s Department present a medication take-back day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 21, at the American Legion, George A. Casey Post, 275 Cedar St., Cold Spring.

Don’t flush your drugs. Help protect youth and New York’s waters. Individuals can dispose of prescription medication, over-the-counter medication and pet medication. Please keep medications in original package if possible. Remove personal patient information. No syringes, lancets or sharps of any kind will be accepted.

For questions on items you are unsure of dropping off or for more information, contact Mary Rice at the Putnam County Department of Health at 845-808-1390 x43164. Visit and


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