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Posted on: April 22, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Roanoke County Locations Listed for April 30 Prescription Drug Take Back Event

Drug Take Back April 30, 2016

The spring prescription Drug Take Back event will be Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Bring your unused prescriptions to be safely collected and destroyed by local law enforcement and DEA agents.

No appointments are necessary and the public is welcome to come by and drop off any unused or out of date prescription medications for safe disposal. Each year, millions of drugs are disposed into our wastewater facilities which can endanger fish and wildlife downstream. The Drug Take Back event allows citizens to safely dispose of unwanted prescription drugs and helps save our waterways for the next generation.

Roanoke County locations include

Tanglewood Mall Kroger
Kroger at Valley Gateway (Bonsack)
Kroger at Colonial & Brambleton avenues
Kroger on Hardy Road in Vinton
Fire Station #1 on Hershberger Road

Other locations in the valley are

Berglund Civic Center
Daleville Kroger
Salem Super Shoes on Main Street
Market Street Pharmacy in Craig County

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