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Sussex County Prescription Drug Disposal Day

Get rid of unused/outdated prescription drugs on Saturday, November 12, 2011.

Sheriff Michael F. Strada has announced that the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the Sussex County Prescription Drug Disposal Day in cooperation with the Center for Prevention & Counseling and the Hopatcong Police Department.


Unused or outdated prescription drugs will be collected by sheriff’s officers posted at the Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority (SCMUA) on Saturday, November 12, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The SCMUA is located at 34 South, Route 94 in Lafayette Township.


Residents are encouraged to bring all unused or expired over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription drugs for safe disposal such as:


drugs that did not work for you, a family member, or pet

drugs that are no longer used or from deceased family members

unknown tablets or capsules

The Hopatcong Police Department is also participating in the program this Saturday and will have a police officer posted at the Medicine Shoppe located at 50 Hopatchung Road in Hopatcong between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.


For more information, please contact the Center for Prevention & Counseling at 973.383.4787.