The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office, along with local fire departments, law enforcement agencies and the OSS Solid Waste District, are collaborating to provide proper medication disposal to the residents of Ottawa County. A one-day collection for unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs will be held at multiple locations on from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28. Ottawa County residents are encouraged to drop off medications at any of the following collection sites:
• Village of Genoa Police Department — 102 E. Sixth St., Genoa
• Portage Fire District Station — 242 W. Water St., Oak Harbor
• Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office — 315 Madison St., Port Clinton
• Lakeside Fire Station #2 — 150 S. Bridge Road, Danbury Township
• Catawba Island Township Fire Station — 4730 Cemetery Road, Catawba Island Township
Outdated or unused medications that can be disposed of include: prescription and over-the-counter medications, medication samples, narcotics (controlled substances), vitamins and inhalers. Residents are asked to keep medications in their original containers. Names and personal information may be crossed off or removed before dropping off. Please do not dispose of medical syringes/needles or illicit drugs during the collection.
The Sheriff’s Department is working with the Drug Enforcement Administration to sponsor this collection. For questions, contact the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office at 419-734-4404.