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    There comes a time when child proof containers no longer work.​

    For safe medicine storage, lock up your prescriptions.

    Children, family members and outside visitors can easily access your
    prescription medication if they are not safely stored. A medicine lock box
    prevents unauthorized access to your prescription medicines at home.
    For your FREE lock box, call 410-819-5639
    or email logan.harris@maryland.gov

    For safe medicine disposal, dispose in drop-box after use.​

    Expired/Unused Medicines – Check the label and see if it has reachedtchd_web_8.jpg
    the expiration date or if the medication is no longer needed.
    Safe Disposal at Drop Boxes – Dispose of unneeded prescription
    medications safely, conveniently and anonymously by using Talbot
    County’s free drug disposal service. Remove the label from container
    and inert in a drop box at one of the following locations:

    Talbot County Sheriff’s Office
    28712 Glebe Road, Easton
    Hours: 24 hours/day

    MD State Police Barrack
    7053 Ocean Gateway, Easton
    Hours: 24 hours/day

    Oxford Police Department
    101 Market Street, Oxford
    Hours: 9am – 4pm

    Safe Disposal at Home 

    Place any unwanted medications in a Deterra tchd_web_85.jpgbag 
    and the formula in the bag will deactivate the chemicals ready for
    trash disposal. For your FREE Deterra bag, call 410-819-5639 or email

    St Michaels Police Department
    100 Fremont Street, St. Michaels
    Deterra drug disposal bags are available
    on the outside porch or at the front desk.