Medication disposal event scheduled for Sept. 24

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Healing Cortland and Cortland Prevention Resources will be holding a drive-through medication disposal event throughout Cortland County on Saturday, Sept. 24.

The event will commence at 9 a.m. Disposal locations are as follows:

  • Cincinnatus Fire Department (5722 Telephone Rd.) – 9 a.m. to Noon
  • Homer Town Hall (31 N. Main St.) – 9 a.m. to Noon
  • Marathon Village Green (1 Park St.) – 9 a.m. to Noon
  • Cortlandville Fire Station (999 Rt. 13) – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

According to information on the event, participants can turn in “unused, unneeded or expired” medications for “safe, free and anonymous disposal.”

There will be a supervision collection of all medication, including:

  • Controlled Substances
  • Pills
  • Powders
  • Liquids
  • Inhalers
  • Epi-pens
  • Non-prescription drugs
  • Pet medications
  • Over-the-counter medications

Mercury thermometers (or other mercury products) and other hazardous waste will not be accepted.

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