Drop Old Drugs Off At PD

SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE Sgt. Maureen Hookstra The Ventura County Sheriff's Department/Ojai Substation, has launched a new program that offers a convenient confidential drop box where Ojai Valley residents can deposit unused or expired pharmaceuticals in an effort to divert harmful drugs away from the environment and children. Pharmaceuticals are medications, including prescription drugs such as painkillers, hormones, antidepressants, antibiotics, cold/flu remedies, over-the-counter medications and veterinary medicines. There are many risks associated with storing prescription drugs that are not part of a current drug therapy.

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