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Posted on: April 24, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 28

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, April 28. Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal.

The Galion Police Department will have a drop-off site at Galion Public Library, 123 North Market Street. It will be open from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Accepted items:

  • Prescription pills
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Medication samples
  • Pet Medications
  • Vitamins

DO NOT bring:

  • Needles, syringes, lancets
  • Thermometers
  • Aerosol cans
  • IV bags
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Bloody or infectious waste
  • Empty containers
  • Personal products (non-medicated shampoo, etc.)

Operation Medicine Cabinet and other collection programs protect our children, our water and our food supplies, and decrease prescription drug abuse by making it easier for you to properly dispose of unused or expired medication. This is a completely confidential program; no personal information will be collected. Please remove all prescription labels before arriving.

The Police Department also has a drop-off box in its lobby all year long. The same items are accepted.

Other drop-off sites are the Bucyrus Police Department and Crawford County Sheriff's Office.

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