Kankakee County Health Department Highlights Prescription Drug Drop-Off Sites for Safe Disposal

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Kankakee County, IL – In an effort to promote safe disposal of medications, Kankakee County Health Department has announced the availability of free drop-off locations for unused prescriptions. These designated sites are an important community service, aiming to prevent drug misuse and protect the environment from improper disposal.

According to the Health Department, residents can bring their expired, over-the-counter, and prescription medications to various drop-off points throughout the county. Notably, liquids, illegal drugs, biohazardous materials, and sharps or needles are not accepted. Community members are encouraged to remove labels or black out personal information before depositing their items. 

The program features multiple locations, including the Aroma Park Village Hall, Bourbonnais Police Department, and the Jerome Combs Detention Center, with specified hours of operation for public convenience. This initiative underscores the county’s commitment to public health and safety.

Drop-off locations include:

  • Aroma Park Village Hall, 220 N. Lowe Rd., Aroma Park
  • Bourbonnais Police Department, 700 Main St., Bourbonnais
  • Walgreens, 501 N. Convent, Bourbonnais
  • Bradley Police Department, 147 S. Michigan Ave., Bradley
  • Meijer – Bradley, 990 N. Kinzie Ave., Bradley
  • Grant Park Police Department, 100 E. Taylor St., Grant Park
  • Herscher Village Hall, 272 E. Second St., Herscher
  • Momence Police Department, 123 W. River St., Momence
  • Manteno Police Station, 269 N. Main St., Manteno
  • Jerome Combs Detention Center, 3050 South Justice Way, Kankakee
  • Kankakee Police Department, 385 E. Oak St., Kankakee
  • Kankakee Sheriff’s Department, 3000 S. Justice Way, Kankakee
  • St. Anne Village Hall, 190 W. Station St., St. Anne
  • Iroquois County Jail, 550 S. 10th St., Watseka
  • CVS – Manteno, 47 S. Locust, Manteno

The public can access these sites during varying hours, ensuring convenience for all looking to participate in this vital public health initiative.

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