Saturday, April 17, 2021

Schuylkill County Law Enforcement to Participate in National Drug Take Back Day

Schuylkill County Sheriff Joe Groody, Schuylkill County Drug and Alcohol and local Law Enforcement have announced they are participating in the National Drug Take Back Day, on Saturday April 24 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

The following locations will be collection sites around Schuylkill County:
  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. Hegins Police Department: 417 Gap Street Valley View
  7. Mahanoy City Police Department: 239 East Pine Street Mahanoy City
  8. Minersville Police Department: 15 North Delaware Avenue Minersville
  9. Orwigsburg Police Department: 209 North Warren Street Orwigsburg
  10. Palo Alto police Department: 142 East Bacon Street, Palo Alto
  11. Pine Grove Police Department: One Snyder Drive Pine Grove
  12. Port Carbon Police Department: 90 Washington Street Port Carbon
  13. Rush Township Police Department: 104 Mahanoy Avenue Tamaqua
  14. Saint Clair Police Department: 24 North 2nd Street, Saint Clair
  15. Saint Lukes Miners Campus: 360 West Ruddle Street, Coaldale
  16. Schuylkill County Court House ( Security Entrance) 401 N 2nd ST Pottsville
  17. Schuylkill Haven Police Department: 220 Parkway Avenue Schuylkill Haven
  18. Shenandoah Police Department: 15 West Washington Street, Shenandoah
  19. Tamaqua Police Department: 320 Broad Street, Tamaqua
  20. West Mahanoy Township police Dept: 190Pennsylvania Ave, Shenandoah Hgts
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.

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