Drug collection program set for Senior Circle Health Fair
Jan 26, 2014 | 472 views | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Senior residents clearing medicine cabinets of unused, unneeded and outdated medications will no longer have to wait for the bi-annual collection of prescription drugs conducted by GRAAB Coalition.

Collection will be available at the SkyRidge Senior Circle Health Fair at the YMCA on Monday, from 8 a.m. to noon.

Items accepted for the Pharmaceutical Collection Program include:

- Prescriptions

- Over the counter medications

- Pet medications

- Medicated ointment, lotions or drops

- Liquid medications (in leak-proof containers)

- Inhalers

- Pills in any packaging (glass bottles, plastic containers, plastic bags, etc.).

Items not accepted in the program include:

- Illegal drugs and narcotics

- Sharps/needles

- Blood sugar equipment

- Thermometers

- IV bags

- Bloody or infectious waste and

- Personal care products (shampoo, lotions, etc.).