Rx Drug Take Back

Rx Drug Take Back

Prescription Drug Take Back Boxes

Do you have unused and unwanted medications in your home?  Let’s work together to prevent those medicines from falling into the wrong hands or contaminating our environment!  The Clearfield-Jefferson Drug and Alcohol Commission offers Prescription Drug Take Back Boxes that are located in numerous municipalities throughout the 2 counties.  Medicines can be dropped off at any Rx Take Back Box, no questions asked.

ACCEPTED Medications

  • Tablets or Capsules (Rx or over-the-counter)
  • Liquid Medications in the original containers (i.e. cough syrups, cold medicines)
  • Prescription Patches
  • Medical Creams and Ointments
  • Vitamins
  • Nasal Sprays
  • Pet Medications

NOT ACCEPTED Medications

  • Intravenous Solutions
  • Injectable Medications
  • Syringes and Needles (i.e. Epipens)
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Compressed Cylinders or Aerosols (i.e. inhalers)
  • Iodine-Containing Medications
  • Thermometers
  • Alcohol

Take Back Box Locations

Clearfield County

  • Clearfield Borough Police Department
  • Lawrence Township Police Department
  • DuBois City Police Department
  • Sandy Township Police Department
  • Curwensville Police Department
  • Decatur Township Police Department
  • Clearfield County Courthouse

Jefferson County

  • Brockway Borough Police Department
  • Reynoldsville Borough Police Department
  • Punxsutawney Police Department

To locate drop boxes anywhere in the state, please visit:  https://apps.ddap.pa.gov/gethelpnow/PillDrop.aspx

For more information on safe use, storage and disposal of Rx meds, please visit:  https://drugfree.org/article/secure-dispose-of-medicine-properly/

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