Prescription Drop Box

Prescription Drop Box Outside DoorPrescription drug abuse is an increasing threat among our pubic, especially the teenage population. This drop box helps safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription medications. Unwanted or expired medication brought in by the public can be deposited in the red metal bin located in the police department lobby. The metal container has a one-way deposit drawer and lockable door. This program will not accept prescription drugs from commercial entities for destruction.

Unwanted/expired prescriptions can be dropped off 24/7 to:
21 Ontario Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424-1845

A phone is outside of the building for after business hour drop offs.

Acceptable Items

  • Over the counter medications
  • Pet medication
  • Prescription drugs
  • Prescription patches
  • Prescription samples

Medication Drop BoxUnacceptable Items

  • Aerosol cans
  • Bio-hazard or infectious waste
  • Food items or supplements
  • Glass containers
  • Hydrogen peroxide or alcohol
  • Needles (sharp)
  • Thermometers


Please note: The person turning in the medication may remain anonymous.