The Prescription Drug Drop Off box, is located in the lobby of the Rome Police Department, 301 N. James St in Rome, NY and it has proven to be an effective tool in removing narcotics from the street and the eco system. Anyone wishing to dispose of unwanted prescription medication can bring the drugs to the Rome Police Station at any time, 24 hours a day, and place them into the Drop Off Box. No questions asked. ***Hypodermic needles are not accepted in the drop box.

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 Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS)

FSLH Energy Center Located on the St. Luke’s Campus

1656 Champlin Ave, New Hartford NY 13413

Monday-Sunday    7AM-3PM

Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services (CRCCS) (St. Luke’s Campus)

1650 Champlin Ave, Utica NY 13502

Monday-Sunday    7AM-3PM

St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) Hospital Services Department (In the Basement)

2209 Genesee St, Utica NY 13501

Monday-Friday                   8AM-4PM

*Please bring items in a puncture proof container, clearly marked “sharps”. For more information call the FSLH Energy Center at 315-624-6186 or SEMC Hospital Services at 315-801-8249.

Rome Memorial Hospital (At the information desk in the front lobby)

1500 N James St, Rome NY 13440

Monday-Sunday    6AM-11PM

(Sharps must be in appropriate containers and labeled “sharps”. If you have any questions please call 315-338-7000)


Prescription Medication Drop Box
Contact Information

Capt. Tim Bates
Captain of Detective Division
301 N. James St.
Rome, NY 13440
Phone: (315) 339-7715

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Phone Numbers

Emergency Phone:

Non-Emergency Dispatch:
(315) 339-7780

Administrative Office:
(315) 337-3311