Blog Dea Take Back Day

It's that time of year again, so clear out the cabinets and get rid of your unused or expired medications for safe disposal. Saturday, April 27th is Take-Back Day from 10am to 2pm at the Springfield Township Police Department. This prescription drug disposal program is run through Montgomery County.

Take-Back Day in Montgomery County is a chance for residents to clean out their medicine cabinets of unwanted, unused and expired prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications and dispose of them easily in a safe, environmentally friendly way. It also helps provide a  convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse and medications.

Accepted during Drug Take-Back Day (and throughout the year at permanent MedReturn boxes) are prescription and over-the-counter tablets and capsules, inhalers, creams, ointments, nasal sprays, pet medicines and vaping products. Not accepted are needles and intravenous/injectable solutions. Please see the flyer below, or call the non-emergency police line at 215-836-1601 for more information. 

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