Hugo, MN

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Unused Medication Disposal

Washington County offers safe disposal options for unused or expired medications (prescription, over-the-counter and pet related). 

Why are unused medications a problem?
Old and unused medicines in your home can pose a risk for accidental poisoning, theft, and drug abuse. Research also shows that medication put in the trash or flushed can pollute water and harm fish and wildlife.

What’s accepted?
Prescription, over-the-counter, and pet medication from households.
Pills & capsules
Blister packs
Creams & gels
Unused Epipens
Inhalers & patches
IV bags and vials
Liquids
Powders and sprays

Drop off locations include Hugo City Hall, 14669 Fitzgerald Avenue North, Hugo, MN.  Hours are 8:00am-4:30pm Monday through Friday.  The drop off  box is located in the lobby.

Please see the flyer below for information on additional drop-off locations, what is not accepted, what to do to prepare for drop off, and where to dispose of needles.