Don’t pollute the water: Program to collect old prescription drugs

This year, there are more than 240 drug collection sites throughout New York, and “the number will increase,” said John Gilbride of the New York Drug Enforcement Administration. Last year, there were 208 drug collection sites in New York.

For Dutchess and Ulster County residents, there will be four collection sites in Red Hook, Rhinebeck and New Paltz.

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Community Coalition for Rhinebeck Youth, in partnership with the DEA, Rhinebeck Police, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, encourages you to help keep our youth safe by properly disposing of your unused and unwanted medications. 
Saturday, April 30, 2011
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Northern Dutchess Hospital
Conference Room 3 (Just inside entrance to old main lobby)