Drop-off locations for old, unused medications for safe disposal

Take a look at a list of locations where you can drop off your old, unused and unwanted medications for safe disposal.

Posted: Mar. 9, 2018 5:41 PM
Updated: Mar. 15, 2018 9:55 AM

MedReturn Units, which are locations that people can turn in their unused or expired medications for safe disposal, can be found at the following locations:

- Boonville Police Department
- Camden Police Department
- Kirkland Police Department
- Oneida County Sheriff’s Office
- Oriskany Police Department
- Rome Police Department
- Sherrill Police Department
- Trenton Municipal Building
- Waterville Municipal Building
- Utica Police Department

New York State Police Medication Drop Box

Items Accepted:
Prescription medications
Medicated ointments
Over-the-counter medications

Items not accepted:
Hazardous materials
Household wastes

Local locations:
NYSP Troop D – Oneida
261 Genesee St., Oneida, NY 13421

NYSP Troop C – Sidney
823 State Rt. 7, Unadilla, NY 13849


Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS)
FSLH Energy Center Located on the St. Luke’s Campus
1656 Champlin Ave, New Hartford NY 13413
Monday-Sunday 7AM-3PM

Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services (CRCCS) (St. Luke’s Campus)
1650 Champlin Ave, Utica NY 13502
Monday-Sunday 7AM-3PM

St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) Hospital Services Department (In the Basement)
2209 Genesee St, Utica NY 13501
Monday-Friday 8AM-4PM

*Please bring items in a puncture proof container, clearly marked “sharps”. For more information call the FSLH Energy Center at 315-624-6186 or SEMC Hospital Services at 315-801-8249.

Rome Memorial Hospital (At the information desk in the front lobby)
1500 N James St, Rome NY 13440
Monday-Sunday 6AM-11PM

(Sharps must be in appropriate containers and labeled “sharps”. If you have any questions please call 315-338-7000)


- Find a CVS pharmacy Drop Box location here
- Find a map of NYS Medication Drop Box locations here

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