Turn in your old unwanted prescription drugs April 30

On April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wood County Hospital, the Wood County Sheriff’s Office and the Bowling
Green Police Division partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration to give the public another
opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired,
unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.
The public may bring medications for disposal to the Wood County Hospital, the North Baltimore Family
Practice at 209 Briar Hill Road, Suite A, or the Wood County Sheriff’s Office at 960 E. Gypsy Lane Road.
The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
Liquids, plastics, glass, bio-hazards, syringes, drug paraphernalia or other medical waste cannot be
accepted.
Last September, Americans turned in 242,000 pounds-121 tons-of prescription drugs at nearly 4,100 sites
operated by the DEA and more than 3,000 state and local law enforcement partners.