Village of Somerset residents are encouraged to bring expired, unwanted or unused medications to the police department for proper disposal. The Somerset Police Department in coordination with other law enforcement departments in St. Croix County will accept old or unneeded prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications.
This program is anonymous and there is no cost to drop off medications.
Participants should place unwanted medications into plastic zip-top bags, if possible.
Accepted items include: prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, medicated liquids, inhalers, sprays and pet medications. Liquids, creams, gels, etc. can remain in their original container; remove name or label and place in a zip-top plastic bag.
The program will not accept sharps, oxygen tanks, nebulizers, radioactive cancer medications or mercury thermometers.
Other collection locations and hours are:
•Baldwin Police Department, 400 Cedar Street, M-F 8-4
•Glenwood City Police Department, 113 West Oak Street, M-F 8-4:30
•Hammond Police Department, 455 Davis Street, M-F 8-4:30
•Hudson Police Department, 101 Vine Street, M-F 7:30-4:30
•North Hudson Police Department, 400 7th Street N, M-F 8-4:30
•New Richmond Police Department, 1443 Campus Drive, M-F 8-4:30
•River Falls Police Department, 125 East Elm Street, M-F 8:30-4:30
•Village of Roberts Police Department, 107 East Maple Street, M-F 8-3
•Woodville Police Department, 102 S Main Street, M-F 8-4
•St Croix County Sheriff’s Department, 1101 Carmichael Road, 24/7
If you have medications you no longer need or want, this is a great opportunity to safely dispose of them. Proper disposal of medication keeps potential contaminants out of our water supply; and keep drugs that can be misused away from those who would abuse them.