NATIONAL DRUG TAKE BACK DAY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE is partnering with WALGREENS and CVS to host THE DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) NATIONAL DRUG TAKE BACK DAY scheduled for April 26, 2014.

WALGREENS
6396 Airport Blvd.
3948 Airport Blvd.
5705 Cottage Hill Road

CVS
2550 Dauphin Streety
44523 Old Shell Road
7101 Cottage Hill

 

Consumers are encouraged to safely and legally dispose of any unwanted, unused or expired medications. Law enforcement will also be present to accept any controlled substance medications dropped off for disposal.
Sites will accept tablets, capsules, and all other solid dosage forms of unwanted medication. Those disposing of medications may black out personal identification on prescription bottles or empty bottles into bins provided at the event. To learn more about the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day program, visit http://www.awarerx.org.
MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE has a program OPERATION MEDICINE CABINET that runs all year and is available 24 hours a day for your convenience. To learn more about this program visit http://www.mobileso.com/operation-medicine-cabinet/.

Lori Myles
Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs
251-574-NEWS (6397)
lmyles@mobileso.com