Prescription drug take back box installed at PD

The prescription drug take back box at the Bella Vista Police Department has been installed in its new location and is ready for collection.

Residents can drop off their unused or expired prescription drugs in the secure collection box located at the new Bella Vista Public Safety Facility, 2483 Forest Hills Blvd. The police department stores the medications in a secure location until they can be destroyed properly.

The box in located inside the door behind the flags at the front of the building, the first door to the left of the main entrance.

Starting Monday, May 22, the drop off box is available from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday – Friday and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Drug box location

Needles or other sharp objects are not allowed inside the box.

TO DISPOSE OF SHARPS: Throw full, sealed and labeled sharps containers in your regular trash. If you do not have a specified sharps container, put sharps in a dense plastic container with a lid, such as a laundry detergent bottle or plastic coffee can (NO MILK JUGS) and seal the lid with duct tape. Write "SHARPS" clearly visible on all sides of the container and put in your regular trash.

For additional questions, call the Police Department at 479-855-3771.