National Drug Take-Back Day – St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office

The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office has announced the semi-annual National Drug Take-Back Day will take place this Saturday, April 27th from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the nationwide event by opening the lobby of their offices to anyone wishing to dispose of unwanted, expired or unused pills. On the drug take-back day it should be noted that only pills are able to be accepted. The Sheriff’s Department states they cannot accept liquids, syringes, patches, inhalers or creams. The St. Clair County Health Department will also be on hand for the event handing out literature regarding proper disposal and storage of medications. This will be the 17th Drug Take Back Day at the Sheriff’s Office. Through the previous 16 events, more than 1900 pounds of pills have been turned in for disposal.