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Prescription Drug Take Back Day" will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27. The event will be held at the Somerset Senior Center, on South Edgewood Avenue.
This is an opportunity to dispose of prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, pet medications, tablets/pills/capsules, patches, vitamins/supplements, inhalers, suppositories, homeopathic remedies and liquid medications in leak-proof containers at no cost, with no questions asked. You cannot, however, dispose of illicit drugs, IV bags, blood or infectious waste, nebulizers, oxygen tanks, mercury thermometers or personal use needles/sharps. This collection event is free and open to the public.
Local sponsors include the Pa. State Police, Somerset County Drug-free communities, Somerset Hospital Twin Lakes Center, Somerset County District Attorney's Office, Area Agency on Aging. Contact Twin lakes Center (814-443-3639) for additional information.
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