April 21, 2023
In a recent social media post, the Pocatello Police Department announced that they will be accepting unwanted prescription medications at their booth at tomorrow’s Portneuf Valley Environmental Fair at Caldwell Park. The post reads:
The Pocatello Police Department will be at the Portneuf Valley Environmental Fair on Saturday, April 22nd.
Stop by the Pocatello Police Department’s Command Unit at the Portneuf Valley Environmental Fair at Caldwell Park in Pocatello on April 22nd from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. to dispose of any unwanted, unused, or expired medications. This event will allow community members to safely dispose of all non-liquid prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, vape pens, cartridges, and other e-cigarette devices. We DO NOT have the ability to accept liquid medications, needles or other sharps, IV tubing, or IV bags.
If you are not able to make it to the Environmental Fair, you can dispose of medications during regular business hours at the Pocatello Police Department located at 911 N. 7th Ave. in Pocatello.
Caldwell Park is located in the University District, in the city block bounded by E Center St, E Lewis St, S 7th Ave, and S 8th Ave.