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     In partnership with the Power of Putnam and the District Attorney’s Office, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office has installed a prescription drug intake box in the lobby for Putnam County residents to properly dispose of used or unwanted medication. Items accepted include:

  • Prescriptions
  • Over the counter medications
  • Pet medications
  • Medicated ointment, lotions or drops
  • Liquid medications (in leak-proof containers)
  • Inhalers
  • Pills in any packaging (glass bottles, plastic containers, plastic bags, etc.)

Items not accepted include:

  • Illegal drugs & narcotics
    (Sheriff's Office will accept)
  • Sharps/needles
  • Blood sugar equipment
  • Thermometers
  • IV bags
  • Bloody or infectious waste
  • Personal care products (shampoo, lotions, etc)

     In addition, we will be sponsoring regular collection events at various locations around the county for those individuals who do not live close to our office.

• Dates and locations will be posted on our Facebook page and as events are planned.

Drug Intake Box
Sheriff's Office Lobby

Putnam County Sheriff's Office
421 E Spring St.
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931)528-8484
Fax: (931)528-7043

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