SHARING IS NOT CARING! Please dispose of all expired or unused medications at the Melrose Police Station.

The Melrose Police Department has installed a MedReturn drop-box in the lobby of the police station. The box is available 24/7/365 and provides an anonymous was for residents to dispose of unwanted or expired prescription drugs. Accepted items for safe disposal include prescriptions, prescription patches, prescription medications, prescription ointments, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, medication samples and medications for pets.

Items that cannot be accepted include:

  • Needles (sharps)
  • Thermometers
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Inhalers
  • Aerosol cans
  • Medication from businesses or clinics
  • Over the counter ointments, lotions and liquids.