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October 14, 2016 - Medication Take Back Day to be Held October 22


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Jennifer Offenberger, director of marketing & PR, joffenberger@mhsystem.org; (740) 374-1797


Medication Take Back Day to be Held October 22  


(October 13, 2016, Marietta, Ohio) –


Medication Take Back Day will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. This event will help people properly dispose of unwanted, unused or expired medications. Medication Take Back Day is held so people can avoid drugs being stolen and illegally sold, poisoning of children and pets if they find and swallow drugs and to help reduce contamination of soil and drinking water.

The event is a partnership of Memorial Health System, The Right Path for Washington County, the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, Area Agency on Aging and RSVP. Volunteers will be located at the collection sites to assist with and collect the medications. The collection sites are:

For more information on the Medication Take Back Day event, contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at (740) 376-7070, extension 0.

The Memorial Health System: The Memorial Health System is a not-for-profit integrated health system governed by a volunteer board of community members that are committed to providing comprehensive services that meet the needs of our region. We are a network of services provided by over 2,500 employees and include two hospitals, outpatient service sites and provider clinics. We partner with our providers to deliver quality care and service with an additional focus on medical education and community service. You can learn more by visiting www.mhsystem.org.

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