Greensboro participates in prescription drug take-back-day

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — On Saturday, families can clean out their medicine cabinets and dispose of their unwanted prescription drugs as part of this year’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back-Day.

In partnership with the Greensboro Police Department, Greensboro Beautiful, Alcohol and Drug Services and NC Sage Kids, the program is designed to keep prescription medications out of the hands of young children, recreational drug users, and addicts.

Participants are asked to place their unwanted medications in a zippered plastic bag for disposal. Pill bottles should be discarded/recycled at home: remove labels with patient identification before doing so. Medical sharps are not eligible for drop off.

The unwanted medication can be dropped off between 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m at any of the following locations in Greensboro.

Walgreens
1600 Spring Garden Street
3701 High Point Road
5727 High Point Road
300 E. Cornwallis Drive
3703 Lawndale Road
3529 N. Elm Street
4701 W. Market Street

Burton’s Pharmacy
120 E. Lindsey Street

For additional drop off locations in High Point and Guilford County, contact ADS at 336-882-2125 or by visiting www.facebook.com/FliptheScriptRx or SMARxTDisposal.net.

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