Unwanted prescription drugs can now left with the City of Cape Girardeau Police Department for proper disposal. A disposal bin is located inside the lobby of the Police Department’s headquarters at 40 South Sprigg Street.
Drugs that will accepted for disposal are prescriptions, prescription patches, prescription medications, prescription ointments, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, samples and pet medications.
Items that will not be accepted are hydrogen peroxide, inhalers, aerosol cans, non-prescription ointments, lotions, or liquids, medication from businesses are clinics, needles and thermometers.
For more information, contact the Police Department at 573-335-6621.