Opioid Misuse Prevention Program

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The Opioid Misuse Prevention Program (OMPP) works to prevent and reduce harm caused by opioid misuse by:

  • offering safe storage and disposal information for prescription and over-the-counter medicines
  • participating in local medicine disposal events
  • offering pharmacy awareness
  • providing the “Facts About Opioids” digital campaign
  • hosting community coalition meetings to coordinate prevention efforts

For more information, call 301-600-1755


https://health.frederickcountymd.gov/DocumentCenter/View/6368/20201024-DEADrugTakeBackDay

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Where can I dispose of my medicines in Frederick County, MD? 

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How and where can I dispose of sharps/syringes in Frederick County, MD?

Sharps Disposal Locations


Safe disposal of sharps/syringes – Food and Drug Administration, 2009

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For more information about opioids, information for patients, or resources, please visit CDC.gov