JUNEAU — Dodge County Sheriff Patricia Ninmann announced that on Wednesday, the sheriff’s office will have a drug drop box at 124 N. Main St.
The box will allow citizens the opportunity to deposit unused, unwanted, or expired prescription drugs. The box will be checked frequently and the contents will be collected and prepared for disposal that is eco-friendly and in accordance with federal and state laws.
This program not only helps protect the environment, it can also deter the use of prescription drugs by unintended parties.
Ninmann credits Lt. Brian Drumm for obtaining the drop box through a grant that was offered by The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators.
Drumm said, “The removal of unwanted medications from the homes in Dodge County will go a long way in protecting our communities.”
The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators for the third consecutive year has received sponsorship from Endo Pharmaceuticals for their 2013 national Rx Drug Drop Box program.
The Rx Drop Box is located on the lower level of the Sheriff’s Office, 124 Main St. Juneau, and is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Anyone with questions regarding the Rx Drop Box, may contact Ninmann at 386-3992.