Published DateGILFORD — People who have unused or expired medication in their home will be able to safely dispose of them at the Gilford Police Department on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This service is made possible through a collaboration between the Drug Enforcement Agency and the Gilford Police Department. The following guidelines apply:
— Collection location is the Gilford Police Department, 47 Cherry Valley Road in Gilford
— Only pharmaceutical drugs will be collected (prescription or over-the-counter medications).
— No needles, syringes, or lancets will be collected. Peole who need to dispose of these items should contact your local town office for disposal instructions.
This Medication Collection Day addresses the vital public health and safety issue of prescription drug misuse/abuse. By providing a safe and secure location for community members to dispose of unused or unwanted medications, the opportunity for these medications to fall into the wrong hands is greatly diminished.
Any questions regarding the Medication Collection Day can be directed to the Gilford Police Dept. at 527-4737.