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Posted on: October 5, 2017

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Oct. 28

Rx take back

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Oct. 28, from 11 am-2 pm. The Galion Police Department encourages residents to turn in unused or expired medication for safe disposal.

Operation Medicine Cabinet and other collection programs protect our children, our water and our food supplies, and decrease prescription drug abuse by making it easier for you to properly dispose of unused or expired medication. This is a completely confidential program. No personal information will be collected. Please remove all prescription labels before arriving.

The Galion drop off location is the Galion Public Library – Community Room. It is located at 123 North Market Street.

Accepted items:

  • Prescription pills
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Pet Medications
  • Vitamins

DO NOT bring:

  • Needles, syringes, lancets
  • Thermometers
  • Aerosol cans
  • IV bags
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Bloody or infectious waste
  • Empty containers
  • Personal products (non-medicated shampoo, etc.)

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