Rx drug drop-off event Saturday


Rx drug drop-off event Saturday


Date: October 25, 2013
by: Pam Eubanks | Managing Editor


Members of the public can drop off unused and expired prescription drugs Saturday, Oct. 26, as the Manatee County Substance Abuse Coalition and the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office host an event for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

The countywide drop-off location is the Walgreens located at 14415 Arbor Green Trail, in Lakewood Ranch.

Manatee County now can dispose of their unused and expired prescriptions and over-the-counter medications at seven permanent prescription drug kiosks of which none are located in the East County.

Kiosks are located at: the City of Bradenton Police Department, 100 10th St. W., Bradenton;  the Bradenton Police Department, 403 Highland Ave., Bradenton; the Holmes Beach Police Department, 5801 Marina Drive, Bradenton; the Palmetto Police Department, 1115 10th St. W., Palmetto; and the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office and substations: 600 301 Blvd. W., Suite 202, Bradenton; 407 57th Ave. E., Bradenton; and 5030 U.S. 301 N., Ellenton.

Contact Pam Eubanks at peubanks@yourobserver.com.



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