Monday, April 9, 2018

Schuylkill County Law Enforcement to Participate in Take Back Day

The Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug "Take-Back Day” will take place on Saturday, April 28th, 2018 from 10:00 am – 2:00pm.

Schuylkill County Sheriff’s Office and local Law Enforcement are participating in the National Drug Take Back Day.

1 Ashland Police Department: 401 South 18th Street Ashland
2 Butler Township Police Department: 211 Broad Street Ashland...
3 Cass Township Police Department: 1209 Valley Road Duncott
4 Coaldale Police Department 221-221 3rd Street Coaldale
5 Frackville Police Department: 42 South Center Street Frackville
6 Girardville Police Department: 4th & B. Street Girardville
7 Hegins Police Department: 417 Gap Street Valley View
8 Home Town Auction: 125 Mahanoy Avenue Rt 54 Tamaqua
9 Mahanoy City Police Department: 239 East Pine Street Mahanoy City
10 Minersville Police Department: 15 North Delaware Avenue Minersville
11 Orwigsburg Police Department: 209 North Warren Street Orwigsburg
12 Pine Grove Police Department: One Snyder Drive Pine Grove
13 Port Carbon Police Department: 90 Washington Street Port Carbon
14 Rush Township Police Department: 104 Mahanoy Avenue Tamaqua
15 Saint Clair Police Department: 24 North 2nd Street, Saint Clair
16 Saint Lukes Miners Campus: 360 West Ruddle Street, Coaldale
17 Schuylkill County Court House ( Security Entrance) 401 N 2nd ST Pottsville
18 Schuylkill Haven Police Department: 220 Parkway Avenue Schuylkill Haven
19 Shenandoah Police Department: 15 West Washington Street, Shenandoah
20 Tamaqua Police Department: 320 Broad Street, Tamaqua
21 Tremont Police Department: 19 North Pine Street, Tremont

This is a one day event that is free of charge and open to everyone. The program is anonymous. You are encouraged to remove your personal information from the prescription labels. Participants may dispose of medication in its' original container or by removing the medication from its container and disposing of it directly into the disposal box.

All expired or unwanted controlled, non-controlled and over the counter medicines are accepted. Also liquid products, such as cough syrup should remain sealed in their original plastic container. The following items are NOT accepted: glass containers, intra-venous solutions, injectibles, syringes and illegal substances such as marijuana or methamphetamines.