Get the Meds Out

Get the Meds Out
Posted on 06/05/2019
Get the Meds Out

The Department of Environmental Conservation and the Rome City School District are partnering to "Get the Meds Out" of your home's medicine cabinet. –To provide parents with a free, safe, convenient and environmentally responsible disposal option, a medication collection kiosk located at:

 

Rome Police Department 
301 North James Street
Rome, NY 13440
315-337-3311

 

RMH Retail Pharmacy, LLC
1500 North James Street
Rome, NY 13440
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Mon.-Fri.)
315-338-7690

 

Walgreens Pharmacy
201 South James Street

Rome, NY 13440
8:00 AM to 10:00 PM (Mon.-Fri.) 
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Sat.-Sun.) 
315-339-9380

 

Goal of the Program -

Protect public health, public safety and the environment

 

“The Pilot program provides the general public a safe and convenient means of disposing of their unwanted medications in an environmentally responsible manner.  By doing so, we’re also taking proactive steps to combat the opioid epidemic that is plaguing many of our communities across the state,” said Laura Kipper, DEC. 

 

 

Do Your Part -
–For additional authorized disposal locations near you, go to:
https://on.ny.gov/rxdropbox

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