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Frostburg Police, County Health Dept team for drug takeback program

January 28th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

The Frostburg Police Department is working with the Allegany County Health Department to respond to addictions and prescription abuse through a free prescription medication takeback program. 

The Frostburg City Police Department will be providing free home pickup of unwanted medications in the Frostburg City limits on the following dates and times:


Wed., 2/6/2019 – 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


Fri., 2/8/2019 – 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


Sat., 2/9/2019 – 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Wed., 2/13/2019 – 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


Fri., 2/15/2019 – 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


Sat., 2/16/2019 – 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Simply call the Frostburg City Police Department at 301-689-3000 during those times, and a police officer will respond to your residence, pick up unwanted medications, and dispose of them at the police station. Note: Officers are not permitted to collect certain items, such as sharps, liquids, or aerosols. Please inquire with any concerns.


This free service is made possible by a grant through the Allegany County Health Department. Visit www.prescribechangeallegany.org for information about fighting addictions and prescription medication abuse.

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