Local Medication Drop-off Boxes

In Albany

Albany Police Department
1117 SE Jackson St.
Albany, OR

Prescription drug drop-off is available Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
A permanent drop-box in the department lobby (1117 Jackson St. SE) is available for drop off and safe disposal of any unwanted or expired over-the-counter or prescription medications (including pet medications). Personnel will collect and destroy the medications in a safe and legal manner by incinerating them at a nearby facility. The drop box was donated by the United States Postal Service and refurbished by Oregon Powder Coating, Albany Lock and Key Service, and Xtreme Grafx.

For more information, contact the Albany Police Department

In Lebanon

Lebanon Justice Center
40 N. 2nd St.
Lebanon, OR

Discarding our medication responsibly protects our waterways, our environment and our neighbors.Please take advantage of the drug disposal box located in the Justice Center Lobby ~ it is open 24 hours a day and 7 days week.Please note: We are unable to accept syringes or sharps

For more information, contact the Lebanon Police Department

In Sweet Home

Sweet Home Police Department
1950 Main Street
Sweet Home, OR

A medication drop-box is available in the police department lobby, Thursday through Sunday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For more information, contact the Sweet Home Police Department

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Linn County S.T.A.N.D. Students Create ENDS Prevention Posters

Linn Together, in collaboration with the Linn County Public Health Department Tobacco Prevention Program and Linn County S.T.A.N.D. (Students Taking Action Not Drinking) created a media campaign to raise awareness among youth about the harms related to electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). The artwork for the three posters (artist interpretations) was hand-drawn by Linn County S.T.A.N.D. students.

Vapes, vape pens, and electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are just a few of the many different types of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS). In Linn County, the increase in popularity of ENDS use among youth is alarming. This is concerning as emerging research suggests that e-cigarette use may lead to initiation of the use of conventional cigarettes*.

The campaign was funded through a grant from Samaritan Health Services and donations made to Linn County S.T.A.N.D. in memory of Marie Louise “Scotte” Mascotte. If you would like posters for your agency or business please contact Shannon Snair at Linn County Alcohol and Drug at 541-967-3819 or by email at ssnair@co.linn.or.us.

*U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults. A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health 2016.