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King County Secure Medicine Return

King County residents can safely dispose of the medicines they no longer need by taking  them to a drop-box located throughout King County. Participating pharmacies, clinics, hospitals and law enforcement offices will accept most prescription and over-the-counter medicines for disposal. Mail-back envelopes are also available for residents that are home bound or have limited mobility. There is no cost to residents to use this service.

Help keep our kids, families and communities safe


Children can be curious
Children can be curious and can get into medicines or mistake them for candy. A leading cause of preventable poisoning for children under age six is medicines found in the home. Safely storing what you need and disposing of what you don’t helps keep families safe.

 

Teens believe it’s safe
Many teens mistakenly believe it is safe to misuse prescription and over-the-counter drugs because they get them from the home. More than half

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