Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Time to trash expired meds and reduce drug overdose deaths

Ken MammarellaHealth, Government, Headlines

With Delaware’s 25th Prescription Drug Take-Back Day coming up Saturday, Oct. 28, the state says it sees signs that discarding expired or unused medication is one arrow in its arsenal to reducing addiction and deaths from drug overdoses. Among other things, the Delaware Division of Public Health pointed to: Delaware has dropped in the ranking of overdose deaths per capita. …

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Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday

Ken MammarellaGovernment, Headlines, Health

Delaware will hold its 21st Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday. (Photo by Volodymyr Hryshchenko on Unsplash) Delawareans looking to discard expired or unused medications can drop them off at locations around the state thanks to a collaboration between the Delaware Division of Public Health and the federal Drug Enforcement Administration. Dropoff locations will accept medications Saturday, Oct. 23 between …