National Drug Take-Back Day
300A Washington Street
Norwell, MA 02061
South Shore Medical Center has partnered with the Norwell Police Department to reduce access to unused and unwanted medications in the community.
We would like to encourage all of our patients, as well as their families and friends, to consider bringing their unused and unwanted medications to the Norwell Police Department for appropriate disposal on National Drug Take-Back Day, October 27, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Items allowed in the drop box include: Prescription medications, prescription patches, prescription ointments, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, sample medications and medications for pets
Items NOT allowed in the drop box include: Needles, hydrogen peroxide, inhalers, aerosol cans, lotions or liquids, thermometers.
South Shore Medical Center cannot accept any products or medications for disposal.
South Shore Hospital also has a drop box available to the public, located inside the South Entrance on Fogg Road in Weymouth, adjacent to the Emergency entrance. The box is accessible 24 hours a day and is monitored by security system. The medicines can be dropped into the boxes anonymously, although it is recommended that you remove personal information from your prescriptions before discarding.