Medication Take Back Day Set for Sept. 20 in Cold Spring

Putnam County Communities That Care Coalition, Putnam County Department of Health and the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department present Medication Take Back Day. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday Sept. 20, at American Legion George A. Casey Post 275, Cedar Street, in Cold Spring.

Don’t flush your drugs! No syringes, lancets, or any sharps of any kind will be accepted. Help protect youth and New York’s waters. Individuals can dispose of prescription medication, over-the-counter medication and pet medication.

Remember to keep medications in original package if possible. Remove personal patient information.

For more information contact Mary Rice at the Putnam County Department of Health at 845-808-1390, ext. 43164. Visit



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