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Help prevent a tragedy

02/04/2014 07:01PM ● By Acl

The Borough of Oxford Police Department has now been designated as a medication disposal site by the Chester County District Attorney's Office. Residents in the Oxford area will now be able to dispose of old, unused, or unwanted medications by bringing them to the Oxford Borough police station and depositing them in a secured collection container. The police station is located at 57 N. Fourth Street in Oxford. Office hours are from Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Medications, including prescription drugs or over-the-counter products, will be accepted and are to be in their original container or a sealed plastic bag. Prescription patches, ointments, vitamins, samples, and medications for pets will also be accepted. Hydrogen Peroxide, inhalers, aerosol cans, medications from businesses or clinics, needles, or thermometers will not be accepted.