Rose Garden
Neighborhood Association

4th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

  • April 28, 2012
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Click on event name for list of locations.

Do you have expired and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications? Protect yourself, your family, and the environment by safely disposing of them.

Numerous police departments in Lehigh County will be collecting expired and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications during the fourth National Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 17 sites in Lehigh County.

All medications, including pet medications, liquid products and creams in containers, will be accepted. Syringes will not be accepted because of the potential hazard posed by blood-borne pathogens. Illegal substances, such as marijuana and methamphetamine, are not part of the program and should not be placed in collection boxes. 

Police officers will have boxes where people can dispose of medications. Police officers will not ask questions and will not ask for identification.

The following is a list of collection sites:

·      Alburtis Police Department, 260 Franklin St., Alburtis;

·      Catasauqua Police Department, 118 Bridge St., Catasauqua;

·      Emmaus Police Department, 400 Jubilee St., Emmaus;

·      Episcopal House, 1440 Walnut St., Allentown. Allentown police will collect medications;

·      Fountain Hill Police Department, 941 Long St., Fountain Hill;

·      Giant supermarket, 3015 W. Emmaus Ave., Allentown. Allentown police will collect medications;

·      Giant supermarket, 216 E. Fairmont St., Route 9, Coopersburg. Coopersburg police will collect medications;

·      Lower Milford Township Police Department, 7607 Chestnut Hill Church Road, Coopersburg;

·      Macungie Police Department, 21 Locust St., Macungie;

·      Salisbury Township Police Department, 3000 S. Pike Ave., Salisbury Township;

·      Slatington Police Department, 125 S. Walnut St., Slatington;

·      South Whitehall Township Police Department, 4444 Walbert Ave., South Whitehall Township;

·      Target, entrance at 912 Airport Center Road, Airport Shopping Plaza, Hanover Township, Lehigh County. Pennsylvania State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, will be collecting medications;

·      Upper Macungie Township Municipal Building, 8330 Schantz Road, U. Macungie Township. Berks-Lehigh Regional Police officers will collect medications;

·      Upper Saucon Township Police Department, 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley;

·      Westgate Mall, main entrance, 2285 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem. Bethlehem police officers will collect medications; and

·      Whitehall Township Police Department, 3731 Lehigh St., Whitehall Township.

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