Medication Disposal

The April 25 medication and sharps Take Back event is postponed until further notice.

According to the DEA’s latest update, we anticipate holding an event before fall. However, the announcement from the DEA is expected to have a quick turn around. By signing up for HC DrugFree’s free electronic newsletter, you won’t miss the next collection date or other useful collection updates. Click here to sign up for our newsletter.

Thank You, Howard County! On October 26, we set a new record for medications collected at HC DrugFree’s site in 4 hours: 1,262 lbs. Record number of sharps collected too!

Howard County’s Four Permanent Medication Disposal Boxes FOR PILLS ONLY locations: 

  • Northern Police District Station, 3410 Courthouse Drive, Ellicott City, 21043
  • Southern District Station, 11226 Scaggsville Road, Laurel, 20723
  • Gary Arthur Community Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville, 21723
  • Community Outreach Building, 10741 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, 21044.

If you have sharps (needles, syringes and EpiPens), contact HC DrugFree’s office. Do NOT put them in the boxes. Thank you for keeping us all safe


Previous Collection Results Here