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Williamson County Sheriff’s Office to Participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday

MARION – The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for Saturday’s DEA Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

It will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Williamson County Administrative Building, located at 407 N. Monroe St. in Marion.

This service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. The public can drop off potentially dangerous prescription medications at our collection site. The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office will collect tablets, capsules, patches, and other solid forms of prescription drugs, Liquids (including intravenous solutions), syringes and other sharps. In order to dispose of syringes and other sharps, they will need to be individually placed into our approved container. The sheriff’s office will not accept used sharps in a box, bag or used sharp containers. Illegal drugs will not be accepted.

Helping people dispose of potentially harmful prescription drugs is just one way the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office and the DEA are working together to reduce addiction and stem overdose deaths.

To learn more about the event, go to www.deatakeback.com, check us out on Facebook or call 618-997-6541.