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Dispose of drugs for free in Florence County

Source: Raycom Media Source: Raycom Media
FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - Several local organizations will be hosting a prescription drug take back event in Florence County on Saturday, June 20th from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., according to a news release from Circle Park Behavioral Health Services.

They will accept any unused or expired medications at the following drop off locations:

·         First Baptist Church (Parking Lot) at 300 S. Irby St. in Florence

·         West Florence High School (Parking Lot) at 221 N. Beltline Dr. in Florence

·         Johnsonville Rescue Squad at 213 East Broadway St. in Johnsonville

·         Lake City Senior Center at 198 North Acline St. in Lake City

The event is sponsored by the Florence County Coalition for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention, Florence County Collaborative Council, City of Florence Police Department, Lake City Police Department and Florence County Sheriff's Office.

According to Circle Park, lives are saved and the environment is protected when unused medications are disposed of properly.

For more information about the event or about Circle Park, visit Circle Park's website or click here: http://www.circlepark.com/news/prescription-drug-take-back-day-for-florence-county-area.

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