National Prescription Take Back Event Set For October 27th

  • 10/12/2018 3:53:22 PM
  • Sartaj Singh
  • Events / Entertainment

RICHLAND COUNTY, OH - The METRICH Enforcement Unit will be partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and local law enforcement for National Prescription Tak Back day. 

The event is planned in multiple locations on October 27th. This event is sponsored by the Mansfield Division of Police, Richland County Sheriff's Office, Bellville Police Department, Lexington Police Department, Shelby Police Department, Richland County Solid Waste Authority, Richland Public Health, Community Action for Capable Youth (CACY) and the Richland County Mental Health & Services Board. 

Pills will be the only form accepted. No sharps, plastics, or liquids will be accepted. It is advised that individuals put the pills that will be disposed into a ziplock bag prior to coming to the collection site. 

The take-back event is only for household unused or expired medications. No pharmacies, businesses, pharmaceutical sales, reps, etc. 

Richland County will have 5 locations for prescription drug drop off; the Richland County Solid Waste Authority facility located at 1125 National Parkway Dr. Mansfield, Richland County Sheriff’s Office located at 597 Park Ave East Mansfield, Bellville Police Department at 320 Bell St. Bellville, Lexington Police Department at 44 W. Main St. Lexington and the Shelby Police Department located at 31 Mack Ave. Shelby. Each location will be open from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 27, 2018.

Other locations include:

Ashland County Sheriff’s Office 1205 E. Main St. Ashland, Ohio 44805

Carey Police Department 127 N. Vance St. Carey, Ohio 43316

Crawford County Sheriff’s Office 3613 Stetzer Rd. Bucyrus, Ohio 44820

Fostoria Police Department 213 S. Main St. Fostoria, Ohio 44830

Galion Police Department 212 Harding Way East Galion, Ohio 44833

Greenwich Police Department 3305 Greenwich Angling Rd. Greenwich, Ohio 44837

Hancock County Sheriff’s Office 200 W. Crawford St. Findlay, Ohio 45840

Huron County Sheriff’s Office 30 Prospect St. New London, Ohio 44851

Marion Police Department/Marion County Sheriff’s Office 1050 Delaware Ave. Marion, Ohio 43302

Monroeville Police Department 9 Monroe St. Monroeville, Ohio 44847

Morrow County Sheriff’s Office 555 West Marion Rd. Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338

Mount Vernon Police Department 11660 Upper Gilchrist Rd. Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050

Norwalk Police Department 37 North Linwood Ave. Norwalk, Ohio 44857

Seneca County Sheriff’s Office 3040 S. St. Rte. 100 Tiffin, Ohio 44883

Tiffin Police Department 51 E. Market St. #4 Tiffin, Ohio 44883

Upper Sandusky Police Department 120 N. 7th St. Upper Sandusky, Ohio 43351

Willard Police Department 631 S. Myrtle Ave. Willard, Ohio 44890

Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office 125 E. Wyandot Ave. Upper Sandusky, Ohio 43351  

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