City Times Staff
The Portage Co. Sheriff’s Office is holding a series of drug take back events throughout the county beginning April 27.
Unwanted, unneeded or outdated prescription medication and over-the-counter drugs can be dropped off for disposal by the sheriff’s office. Medication should be in its original container and remove any patient information from the bottle.
Items accepted include pills, syrups, salves, creams and capsules. Inhalers, oxygen tanks, nebulizers, sharps/needles and radioactive cancer medication will not be accepted.
The events are sponsored by the sheriff’s office, Stevens Point Police Dept. and Portage Co. Drug Coalition for Alcohol/Drug Abuse Prevention.
Take back times follow:
Tues., April 26
Faith Lutheran Church, 253 S Main St., Rosholt, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Thurs., April 28
Village Park Lodge, Junction City, 11 AM – 12:30 PM
Fri., April 29
Jensen Center, 487 N Main St., Amherst, 11:30 AM – 1 PM
Sat., April 30
Lincoln Center, 1519 Water St., Stevens Point, 10 AM – noon
Community Center, Almond-Bancroft, 12:30 PM – 2 PM