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10th Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

By on September 17, 2015 in Recent News

Rx Take-Back Day - Cape Cod locationsOn Saturday, September 26th from 10a.m. – 2 p.m., thousands of pounds of prescription drugs will be disposed of safely across Cape Cod during the 10th Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day thanks to the dedication and hard work of our town’s Police Departments.

We know unused prescription medications in homes create a public health and safety concern because they can be accidentally ingested, stolen, misused, and abused. And with recent water quality studies on Cape Cod finding medications at detectable levels, the Rx Take-Back Day helps divert unwanted medications from being flushed down the toilet where they contaminate our ground and drinking water. September 26th provides a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing prescription drugs, while educating the public about the potential for abuse of medications and the importance of protecting the Cape’s natural environment. So drop off your unwanted or unused medications at any Cape Cod Police Department on Saturday, September 26th. No paperwork to fill out, no questions asked.

View & Print PDF to display:  10th Annual Prescription Drug Take Back Flyer

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