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Maryland Dept. of Health – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

visit our covid-19 page here 

Numbers are updated daily by 11:00am

For a breakdown by zip code, visit coronavirus.maryland.gov. 

For a definition of the positivity rate, go to coronavirus.maryland.gov/pages/methodology 

 

drug take back day happening october 23 from 10am – 2pm

Dispose of Unused/Expired prescription medication at any of the following Take it to the Box locations: 

  • Crisfield Police – 319 W. Main St., Crisfield, MD 21817 
  • Maryland State Police – 30581 Perry Road, Princess Anne, MD 21853
  • Princess Anne Police – 11780 Beckford Ave., Princess Anne, MD 21853
  • Crisfield Pharmacy – 390 W. Main St., Crisfield, MD 21817 
  • Karemore Pharmacy – 12085 Somerset Ave., Princess Anne, MD 21853 
  • Marion Pharmacy – 26427 Burton Ave., Crisfield, MD 21817 

 

 

 

Needles, liquids, thermometers or biohazard materials will be not be accepted in any of the Drug Take Back boxes. Acceptable deposits include: any expired or unused medication that comes in pill form, capsules, or liquid in a bottle and/or non-liquid forms of medication that can be in the original container or in a zip lock baggie.

 


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