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Drug Takeback Event

DateBox EventDetailTime EventDetailLocation
Oct
24
Sat
Oct 24, 2020
Saturday
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Holzer Center for Cancer Care
Gallipolis, OH

Registration Details

Registration Not Required

Description

October 24 is recognized as National Drug Take Back Day, which is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired drugs. Last year, the community turned in 61 pounds of prescription and over-the-counter medication during the Gallipolis event.  

National Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.9 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that the majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet. 

Items accepted include outdated/unused prescriptions, over the counter medications and sharps. 

For any questions, call (740) 446-5901 or email info@holzer.org. 

Gallia County Sheriff's Office, Gallia County Citizens for Prevention and Recovery (CPR), Meigs County Sheriff’s Department, Meigs County Prevention Coalition, and Holzer Health System are offering Drug Take Back Drive-Thru events on Saturday, October 24 at the Holzer Gallipolis Campus (Holzer Center for Cancer Care parking area) and Holzer Meigs Emergency Department facility. Both drive-thru Drug Take Back events will be held from 10am to 12pm.  

Contact

Karrie Davison at 740-446-5901 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

This event includes all of the 2 meeting times below.
Date Time Location
1. Sat, October 24 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Holzer Center for Cancer Care
2. Sat, October 24 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Holzer Meigs

Location Details

  • Holzer Center for Cancer Care
    170 Jackson Pike
    Gallipolis, OH 45631
    Main: 855-446-5937
  • Holzer Meigs
    88 East Memorial Drive
    Pomeroy, OH 45769
    Main: 740-992-0060

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