In response to the growing demand for a safe and convenient way to dispose of household prescription medications, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office has installed a drop-box at two of its locations – Sheriff’s Office main lobby and Sheriff’s Office Foothills Sub-Station.
Residents can drop off unused or expired prescriptions and over-the-counter medications, Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.--no questions asked.
Acceptable items include:
Unacceptable items include:
Drop-boxes will be checked daily, prescription drugs will be collected and prepared for disposal that is eco-friendly and in accordance with Federal and State laws.This service not only helps to protect the environment, it can also deter the usage of prescription drugs by unintended parties - including young people facing peer pressure and new ways to "get high." The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office constantly strives to be proactive in enhancing public safety and saving lives.