Safely Dispose of Medicine at Free Disposal Kiosks

 

Did you know?

Over 53% of those who misused prescription pain medications say they got them from a friend or family, often getting them easily within the home.

For medications you still need:

Securely store medications out of sight where only you can reach them. Locking them up is best. Also, keep track of what medications you have and how many so you know if any are missing.

For unused or unneeded medications:

Flushing medicines increases pollution of our water.

Help keep friends, family, and our environment safe by disposing medication at one of the following free medication disposal kiosks.

 

24/7 Outdoor Kiosk Locations

  • Redding Police Department
  • 855 Cypress Avenue
  • Anderson Police Department
  • 2220 North Street
  • City of Shasta Lake Sheriff's Office
  • 4488 Red Bluff Street
  • Shasta County Sheriff's Burney Office
  • 20509 Shasta Street

Disposal Kiosk

To Use the Kiosk:

  • Place medications in ziplock bag.
  • Liquids, powders, and ointments are o.k. if tightly capped in container with identifying information removed and then placed in a ziplock bag.
  • Do not place sharps or illegal drugs in the kiosk

More Information

For more information on medication abuse and safe medicine disposal call 229-8417                           

Prescription and other drug abuse prevention information: Thinkagainshasta.com                          

Shasta County’s Prescription Abuse Coalition information: NoRXAbuse.org

 

Partners: Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency, Shasta County Chemical People, A Sobering Choice Coalition, Redding Police Department, Shasta County Sheriff’s Office and Anderson Police Department.