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Knox County Drug Take Back Day set for Oct. 29

MOUNT VERNON — Knox County will be participating in the DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 29.

Knox Substance Abuse Action Team (KSAAT), in partnership with local law enforcement agencies, are coordinating this collection day for residents to dispose of their expired, unused or unwanted medications. The disposal day will also include the collection of unwanted syringes.

The drop-off locations in Knox County include: Knox Public Health, Knox Community Hospital Medical Pavilion at Conway’s Eastside Pharmacy, Danville Police Department, Centerburg Foster’s Pharmacy, and the Fredericktown Police Department.