VPD to participate in drug take-back program

Published 8:09 pm Friday, October 23, 2020

Vicksburg police will be participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back day Saturday.

Officers will be in the Walgreens parking lot at 3341 Halls Ferry Road from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to accept expired and unused medications, which will be disposed of safely and in an environmentally safe way.

Officers will accept narcotics, over the counter drugs, prescription medications and vitamins.

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They will not accept syringes, inhalers, liquid medication and ointments or lotions.

About John Surratt

John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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