Prescription Drug Disposal

Medicine disposalSafe disposal of unused or expired medications is important to the safety and health of the community and environment. Medicine take-back options are the best way to safely dispose of unused or expired prescription or nonprescription medications. There area few, select medicines with specific instructions to immediately flush down the toilet only if a medicine take-back option is not readily available.  

Before disposing of prescription medicines, be sure to remove all personal information on the canister labels and medicine packaging. All medicines dropped off at the take back locations will be destroyed.

There are three medication disposal sites in Monticello:

Monticello Police Department
301 N. Hamilton Street
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Kirby Medical Center - Emergency Room
1000 Medical Center Drive
Open 24 hours a day

Kirby Pharmacy
1402 N. Market Street
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday - 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.