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Legislator Hardwick reminds residents of Drug & Syringe Drop Box at Grand Island Town Hall, Tonawanda Police Department


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Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick honored Brian Joseph Fose of the City of Tonawanda as Citizen of the Month during the June 8, 2017 legislative session in recognition of his many contributions to the community.

oneilj - Posted on 11 July 2017

Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick reminds residents that the Sheriff’s Office maintains a Drug & Syringe Drop Box at Grand Island Town Hall, located at 2255 Baseline Road, Grand Island. The box is located in the front entrance and is accessible Monday – Friday during business hours.

 

“There are dozens of these Drug & Syringe Drop Box located throughout the county and they are having an impact thanks to residents taking the time to use them. Since 2013, the Sheriff’s Office has collected and properly disposed of 14.5 tons of medications and 4.5 tons of syringes. These are materials that were kept out of the wrong hands and out of our waterways,” said Legislator Hardwick. “Please use the box located at Grand Island Town Hall or visit the county’s Health Department website for a complete list of locations.”

 

For a list of additional locations, please CLICK HERE. All medications, prescription or over-the-counter, are accepted, no questions asked. Residents can drop off pills, liquids, ointments, patches, etc. All materials are properly disposed of through incineration.

 

In addition, the Town of Tonawanda Police Department has a box located at the police station, 1835 Sheridan Drive, Tonawanda. For information, please call 876-5300

 

For information or assistance, please contact Legislator Hardwick’s Legislative Office at (716) 858-8672 or email kevin.hardwick@erie.gov