Burnett Medical Center has a drug collection and disposal receptacle located in the main entrance for the safe and anonymous disposal of unused or expired medicines and controlled substances. The receptacle will be accessible during regular business hours.
The receptacle will accept:
Prescription medications (Schedules II-V controlled substances and non-controlled drugs)
Liquid medication bottles-less than 4 oz. in zip-lock bagNot Accepted
Illegal (Schedule I) drugs
Needles/syringes or sharps containers
Medical devices, Batteries
Aerosol cans, Inhalers
Liquid antineoplastic agents (Such as chemotherapy drugs and cytotoxic drugs)Year-round prescription drop off sites:
Burnett Medical Center
257 W. St. George Ave
Grantsburg, WI 54840
Burnett County Government Center (24/7 access)
(Sheriff's Department Entrance)
7410 County Road K
Siren, WI 54872
St. Croix Tribal Police Department (24/7 access)
24663 Angeline Ave.
Webster, WI 54893
Burnett Medical Center is a registered sharps collection
station. There is no charge for this service. Accepted items are needles and diabetic lancets.
Burnett Medical Center will NOT accept sharps mixed with paper wrappers, bandages, test strips, cotton swabs, and alcohol swabs.
All sharps must be in acceptable containers.
Acceptable containers include:
HARD plastic containers WITH LIDS
Sharps containers purchased from hospitals or pharmaciesContainers that will NOT be accepted are:
Glass containers of any kind
Plastic pop/water bottles
Open containers of any kind
Containers can be dropped off at Central Registration in the main lobby between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday only.