2012-04-25


County Police to Collect Unused and Expired Medications on Saturday

PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Police will collect unwanted, unused and expired prescription drugs and other medications from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, at the North Park County Police Station located at 700 West Ridge Drive in Allison Park and the South Park County Police Station located at 1801 Buffalo Drive in South Park. The effort is part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s fourth National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. All medications collected will be disposed of safely and properly. 

During the last Take Back Day on October 29, 2011, more than 188 tons of unwanted and expired medications were collected at 5,327 sites across the nation. Since its inception, the effort has safely and properly disposed of nearly 500 tons of prescription drugs.

The Allegheny County Police have participated in each National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. For additional information, call the North Park County Police Station at 724-935-1901 or the South Park County Police Station at 412-835-8221 or visit World Wide Web Icon Drug Enforcement Administration.

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