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Adair Co. Medication Take Back Program at Expo
Farm, Home, & Garden Expo
Saturday, April 30, 2011, 10amCT to 2pmCT
at Adair Co. Elementary School, ACES, 870 Indian DR, Columbia, KY
By Rick Wilson
Figuring out a safe and legal way to dispose of unused or expired medications can be difficult, but help is available.
Several Adair County agencies are teaming up to offer the program again this year to dispose of unneeded or expired medications: The Adair County Judges Office, The Adair County Solid Waste Management Program, The Adair County Coroners Office, The Adair County Sheriffs Office, Columbia City Police Department and The Adair County Jail.
Prescription medication abuse is becoming a more frequent problem. We hope to prevent misuse or abuse if we can get medicines disposed of that are not currently being used.
Disposing of medications by throwing in the trash or flushing is not the recommended practice because studies have found that drugs can kill helpful bacteria in septic systems and waterways. Scientist are also finding traces of medications in streams, rivers and lakes.
We will offer the program under the guidelines with the DEAs National Take Back Initiative on Saturday, April 30, 2011 between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM at the Adair County Elementary School in conjunction with the Adair County Home and Garden Expo.
We will accept all solid dosage forms of medicines but not liquids, injectibles, syringes or inhalers. Questions may be directed to (270) 378-1490.
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