Authorities to host drug take-back Saturday
Published 7:04 pm Thursday, April 25, 2019
Help keep Vicksburg safe.
Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back day. For those who have expired or unused medicines, they can bring it to the Walgreens Pharmacy parking lot, 3341 Halls Ferry Road from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sponsored by the Vicksburg Police Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, take-back day will offer the community a safe and environmentally friendly way to dispose of medications that are commonly abused.
The sheriff’s office will have a collection site in the front parking lot at the Outlets of Vicksburg off South Frontage Road from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
“We will have our mobile headquarters set up at the parking lot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.,” he said.
Medications that will be accepted at the collection sire are narcotics, over-the-counter medication, prescription medication and vitamins.
Syringes, inhalers, liquid mediations, ointments and lotions will not be accepted.
The drug take-back is free and anonymous.