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MTAC Recognizes Arlo Drug Store

Massapequa Takes Action Coalition (MTAC) recently acknowledged Arlo Drug Store for its work in the Massapequas’ to prevent substance use. Arlo Drug Store is a pharmacy located in Massapequa Park that has been serving the community since 1955.

Working together, MTAC provides Arlo Drug Store with Deterra Kits – a safe medication disposal pouch that can be used at home. It is the safest and most effective choice used to destroy and properly dispose of unused, unwanted, and expired medications in the comfort of your own home. Arlo Drug Store displays these kits inside the pharmacy area for customers. In addition, residents can drop off unused or expired meds (no liquids or ointments) any time/day at any Nassau County Police Department Precinct.

Since 1997, MTAC works with many local, state and national partners to prevent youth substance use and promote a healthy Massapequa. To learn more about MTAC’s efforts, you can Like MTAC on Facebook, go to or contact Brooke Langella, MTAC Project Coordinator, at (516) 799-3203 x131 or email


MTAC Partner, Arlo Drug Store, was recently recognized for its contribution to MTAC’s campaign: Protect Our Future – Secure / Monitor / Dispose your prescription drugs. Arlo Drug Store has been serving the Massapequa community since 1955. Standing from the left to right: Todd Svec, Arlo Drug Store Supervising Pharmacist; Brooke Langella, Project Coordinator, MTAC; Nicholas Pearl, Arlo Drug Store Clerk

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