October 22 – National Take Back Day

20 Oct

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OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital, 55 Hospital Drive, Athens, Ohio

Saturday, October 22, 2016   10 am-2 pm

A one day event for dropping off old/unused/expired medicines for safe disposal. Acceptable items are: prescription and over-the-counter medications and/or samples, medications for pets, vitamins *NO liquid medications, needles, or sharps can be accepted* The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
Sponsored by the Athens Police Department, OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital, and the Drug Enforcement Administration to prevent pill abuse and theft, and potential safety and health hazards from flushing medication down the toilet or throwing in the trash.

For more information, visit https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/.

 

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