Prescription Drug Roundup April 28

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The semiannual Prescription Drug Roundup, encouraging the proper disposal of unused prescription medications, will be April 28  from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Douglas County.

Proper medication disposal protects teens, children, pets and the environment. Unused or expired prescription drugs, over-the-counter pills, prescription liquids an pet medications can be brought to any of the designated drop-off locations. Leave medications in the original container and mark out the patient name and information.

Drop-off locations include:

 

Walgreen’s

1342 Highway 395 N, Gardnerville

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Tillman Substation

1281 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville

East Fork Fire Station No. 4 

1476 Albite Road, Wellington

Safeway

212 Elks Point Road, Round Hill

Walmart North

3770 Highway 395, Carson City

Unable to drop by on April 28? Dispose of unused drugs by crushing them in a seal-tight plastic bag, add kitty litter or coffee grounds, seal the bag and dispose in the trash.

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