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Thanks to Your Efforts...

In 2023, 1,311 lbs of expired and unused medications were collected and removed from Allegany County!

Disposing of Medications

It is important to properly dispose of old or unused medication. You should not throw old medications into the garbage, and NEVER give your old or unused medication to another person. Medication drop off locations are available all across Allegany County for convenient, easy and safe disposal of medications.

Get Free Deterra Bags Today!

FREE Deterra Bags are available at the Allegany County Health Department. The patented Deterra® System deactivates prescription drugs, pills, patches, liquids, creams and films. For more information, CLICK HERE.

Permanent Medication Drop-off Sites

Allegany County Sheriff’s Office
695 Kelly Road • Cumberland • Monday – Friday, 8am-4pm

Cumberland City Police Department
20 Bedford St • Cumberland • Monday – Friday, 8am-4pm

Frostburg City Police Department
37 Broadway St • Frostburg • 24 hours a day

Maryland State Police Department
1125 National Highway • Lavale • 24 hours a day

Frostburg State University Police
Frost Avenue • Frostburg • 24 hours a day

Tips to Stay Safe

Take your medications as prescribed.

Do not share prescription medications with others.

Do not combine prescription painkillers with alcohol and/or other drugs.

Lock medications out of the reach of children.

Dispose of old or unused medications timely, at approved drop off locations around the county.