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Prescription drug take-back

State DEC: Require permanent drug collection boxes in all retail pharmacies, at drug manufacturers’ expense

Permanent prescription drug collection boxes will be required at all retail pharmacies in New York State, paid for by pharmaceutical manufacturers, under a proposal...

Prescription drug take-back day set for Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with drop-off sites in Riverhead and Flanders

Saturday is the 15th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day — providing residents the opportunity to safely and anonymously dispose of unused and unwanted prescription medications.

Mobile medication take-back day for Riverhead seniors set for Tuesday, Aug. 9

A mobile unit will pick-up unused or unwanted prescription medications at the Riverhead senior center and at two senior communities on Tuesday.

Police, CAP volunteers collect over 100 pounds of prescription drugs at first drive-up drug take-back event

Riverhead Police collected 102 pounds of prescription and over-the-counter medications Saturday at the first annual Drug Take-Back Drive-Through Event.