Permanent Drug Take-Back Program

Written by John Frederick. Posted in Special Events and Collections

drugsPresecription drugs and antibiotics can cause several serious environmental problems and should never be put down the drain or in the trash. The trafficing and improper use of narcotics is also a source of criminal activity. With this in mind, three Blair County police departments now accept prescription drugs throughout the week. Hours vary, so please check the schedules below.

  • Greater Altoona Area - Altoona Police Department, 1106 - 16th Street, 814-949-2489, All day everyday
  • Southern Blair County - Hollidaysburg Police Department, 401 Blair Street, 814-695-3711, Weekdays from 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Northern Blair County - Tyrone Police Department, 1100 Logan Avenue, 814-684-1364, Weekdays 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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