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Plymouth County Outreach cohosts Drug Take-Back event


Plymouth County Outreach cohosted a Drug Take-Back event on Oct. 23.

PCO hosted the event in collaboration with the Plymouth Police Department, Plymouth Fire Department, Plymouth Youth Development Collaborative and Plymouth Area Prevention Collaborative. The event was held at the Plymouth Police Department as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

The Plymouth Fire Department collected sharps at the event, and PYDC had a resource table with prevention resources. In total, 41 pounds of prescription medications, 41 vapes and one large barrel of sharps were collected, and nine Naloxone (Narcan) kits, 36 resource bags, 53 Deterra kits, two Harm Reduction Kits and 15 Fentanyl test strips were handed out.