National prescription Drug Take Back Day

Posted at: 04/24/2013 11:05 AM
By: Andrew Murphy

ALBANY – On Saturday, April 27, National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be held from 10-2p.m. The event provides and opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted or unused prescription drugs at local drop-off sites.

Unused or expired medication can present a threat to public health and safety, as well as the environment.

National Drug Take Back Day is sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Approximately 250 drop-off sites in communities across New York State will be open to accept prescription drugs for disposal.

To locate designated drop-off sites across the state, CLICK HERE.