(WMBF) - September 27 marks National Drug Take Back Day. Public safety and law enforcement agencies throughout the state of South Carolina are participating.
With the help of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office, Florence County Sheriff's Office, North Myrtle Beach Public Safety Department and the Conway City Police will help prevent prescription drug abuse and theft by ridding homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted drugs.
GCSO will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Midway Fire and Rescue on 67 Saint Paul's Place in Pawleys Island or at their office on 430 North, Fraser Street in Georgetown.
The North Myrtle Beach Public Safety Department will also conduct their medicine drop off on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Walmart on 550 Highway 17 North.
The City of Conway Police Department will be taking medication at CVS Pharmacy on 707 Church Street from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
FCSO will take back prescription drugs at the Lake City First Baptist Church on 135 South Church Street from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The Take Back service is free and anonymous. Liquids, needles or sharps will not be accepted. They will only accept pills and patches.