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County offers chance to dispose of prescription drugs

From staff reports

The Beaufort County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Department (BCADAD), in partnership with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office and the Lowcountry Alliance for Healthy Youth, is participating in the DEA National Rx Take Back program.

This program allows people to dispose of unused prescription drugs properly.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 24, at the Beaufort County Bluffton Government Center, 4819 Bluffton Parkway, Bluffton, and the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Center, 2001 Duke Street, Beaufort.

The following items will not be accepted: inventory from medical practices, liquid medicines, syringes or needles, or medical waste. More information on DEA National Rx Take Back can be found at https://bit.ly/3v1x7GA.

If you or someone you know has a substance use problem, call 843-255-6000 to reach the Beaufort office or 843-255-6020 for the Bluffton office. During an emergency, please call 911.

For more information about this event, call the Beaufort County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Department at 843-255-6013.

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