Prescription Drug Take-Back events set for April 27

Penn State Health will host three community Prescription Drug Take-Back events from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. They will take place at:

  • the Academic Support Building, at 90 Hope Drive on the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center campus
  • Penn State Health Medical Group – Lime Spring, at 2221 Noll Drive in Lancaster
  • Penn State Health Medical Group – Palmyra, at 941 Park Drive in Palmyra

People may drop off their unwanted, unneeded or expired medication for safe disposal. Needles and syringes will also be accepted. Medication, needles and syringes will not be accepted prior to 10 a.m. on the day of the event.

The service is free and anonymous with no questions asked. The event aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. For more information, visit www.dea.gov.

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