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Secure Drop Box Locations in Carroll County

The Carroll County Health Department is hosting a Medication Take Back & Sharps Disposal Drive-Thru Drop-off in partnership with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and the Carroll County Bureau of Solid Waste. The event will be held on Saturday, April 20th from 8:00 AM to 12 noon at the Carroll County Vehicle Maintenance Facility, 1250 Old Meadow Branch Road, Westminster. Residents are asked to bring unused or expired medication and/or used sharps for safe disposal. Items you can bring to the event include: Prescription Medication Pet Medication Over-the-Counter Medication Supplements Vaping/Electronic smoking device batteries and e-liquids in original consumer bottles Syringes Needle tips Lancets Auto injectors Items you cannot bring to the event include: Liquid medications Illicit drugs Vaping/Electronic smoking devices* Cannabis products For more information on the household hazardous waste and shredding event, visit the Carroll County Government’s website or call 410-386-2520.


Unwanted or expired medication, both prescription and over the counter, in tablet, liquid, ointment, inhaler, powder or patch form will be accepted at the following locations. Loose pills and all liquid medications must be sealed in a plastic bag before dropping into a collection box.

Items not accepted are: syringes, needles, thermometers, sun block, lipstick, bandages, gauze pads, deodorants, non-prescription skin crème and similar products.



Westminster City Police Department

36 Locust Street, Westminster, MD 21157


Maryland State Police Barrack – Open 24/7

1100 Baltimore Boulevard, Westminster, MD 21157


Carroll County Sheriff’s Office

100 N Court Street, Westminster, MD 21157




Taneytown Police Department

120 E Baltimore Street, Taneytown, MD 21787




Sykesville Police Department

7547 Main Street, Sykesville, MD 21784


South Carroll Law Enforcement Satellite Office

1532 Liberty Road, Eldersburg, MD 21784




Hampstead Police Department

1112 S Main Street, Hampstead, MD 21074


Carroll County Sheriff North Carroll – Satellite Office

2255 Hanover Pike, Hampstead, MD 21074




Manchester Police Department

3337 Victory Street, Manchester MD 21102



Mount Airy

Mount Airy Police Department

205 Center Street Suite 203, Mount Airy, MD 21771



Wherever you are in the state of Maryland, you can find your closest drop-off location on this interactive map courtesy of the Behavioral Health Administration.