National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday

Deterra pouches will be available at the Garrett County Health Department during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

OAKLAND — This Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and thousands of local sites across the nation will give the public its 17th opportunity in nine years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

During National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, local residents are invited to bring their pills for disposal to any of the three sites: Oakland City Hall, open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; the Garrett County Sheriff’s Office, open all the time; and the McHenry State Police barrack, open all the time.

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