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Trussville PD, sheriff’s office participating in drug take-back day

By Gary Lloyd

JEFFERSON COUNTY — The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 26 and the Trussville Police Department and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office are participating.

The day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

The Trussville Police Department will hold its first-ever take-back day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Trussville City Hall on Main Street. Lt. Jeff Bridges said the department will take back prescription and non-prescription drugs that people want to get rid of.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office will hold its take-back day also from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Center Point Substation on Center Point Road.

For more information about National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, visit http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/.

Contact Gary Lloyd at news@trussvilletribune.com and follow him on Twitter @GaryALloyd.

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