Monday, November 7, 2016

Introducing The Med-Return Drug Disposal Kiosk

The Louisville Police Department in conjunction with Community Counseling Services and The Mississippi Department of Mental Health held a brief ribbon cutting ceremony on November 3, 2016. They introduced the new Med-Return Drug Disposal Kiosk where citizens can dispose of unuse​​d or expired medication safely, easily, confidentially, and for free. The kiosk is located in the police station waiting room and open to all residents, 24 hours a day, seven days a week-- no questions asked. This is a safe, effective, and sustainable way to dispose of prescription substances.

The following are prescriptions that are listed on the front of the kiosk that can or cannot be accepted.

Accepted:
Prescriptions, Prescription Patches, Prescription Medications, Prescription Ointments, Over-the-counter medications, Vitamins, Samples and Medication for pets.

Not Accepted:
Hydrogen Peroxide, Thermometers, Needles (Sharps), Aerosol cans, Ointments, Lotions or Liquids, Medications from Businesses or Clinics, Inhalers.

For more information call 662-295-1633.