Prescription drug take-back day planned in York County

Anthony Maenza
York Dispatch

York County's law enforcement agencies are sponsoring locally the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at sites around the county. 

Anyone with leftover or expired prescription medications can take them to area drop-off points to have them disposed of safely.

Items accepted during the event include tablets, capsules, ointments, creams, liquid medicines, vitamins and pet medications. Things not accepted are sharps, syringes, thermometers and oxygen containers.

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Drop-off areas include the York Galleria at 2899 Whiteford Road, Springettsbury Township; Citizen VFC at 171 S. Market St., Fawn Grove; Red Lion Area Senior High School at 200 Horace Mann Avenue, Red Lion; Crossroad Middle School at 535 Fishing Creek Road, Lewisberry; and Minnich’s Pharmacy at 976 S. George St., York.