Safe Medication Disposal

In partnership with the Monroe County Sheriff's Office and the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, Fisher offers a medication disposal unit open to the public for unused or expired drugs.

Safe disposal of drugs is important for limiting the risk of substance abuse and harm to the environment. 

Medication Disposal Location on Campus

Haffey Hall, St. John Fisher University
3690 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14618

  • Enter campus at the Center Entrance off of Fairport Rd
  • Park in 15-minute temporary parking
  • Walk to the entrance of Haffey Hall
  • The disposal unit will be immediately to your left, across from Safety and Security

Safety and Security Office on Campus Map


Accepted Items

The following items can be deposited in the disposal unit:

Safe medication disposal drop box.
  • Prescriptions
  • Prescription patches
  • Prescription medications
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Vitamins
  • Samples
  • Medications for pets

Prohibited Items

The following items cannot be deposited in the disposal unit:

  • Illegal (Schedule 1) drugs
  • Needles/ syringes or sharps
  • Medical devices, batteries
  • Aerosol cans
  • Inhalers
  • Chemical (including but not limited to Hydrogen Peroxide)
  • Ointments, Lotions, Liquids
  • Medications from businesses or clinics
  • Learn more about safe medication disposal

    St. John Fisher University supports proper prescription medication disposal.

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