RX Take-Back

Thursday, October 26, 2017
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Heritage Plaza
Event Type
Miscellaneous
Contact
Tricia Henderson
Department
Dean of Students Office
Link
http://events.utc.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=10198

UTC is participating in the city, state, and national Drug Take-Back event by collecting unused medication. This initiative is aimed at providing our community with a safe way to dispose of expired or unused prescription and over-the-counter medication. UTC will be collecting faculty, staff, students, and community members unwanted or unused medication on October 26th  from 11am until 1pm in Heritage Plaza!

Why should you participate?

·        Flushing & throwing away medication pollutes our water system.

·        Prescription drugs are often stolen from our cabinets.

·        Leaving medication in cabinets allows others to use them for recreational purpose.

·        Sharing medication is illegal and dangerous! Don’t keep it around for others to use!

·        It keeps you organized and frees space in your cabinets.

 

The collection process:

·        Please bring containers in the original containers with your personal information crossed out.

·        Bring prescription, over-the-counter, and even your pet’s medication!

·        DO NOT bring needles, IV bags, or radioactive medications. Contact your health provider for information regarding disposal of these items.

·        Each participant will place their medications in the collection box. You can submit them in a plastic bag or sandwich bag if you have multiple.

·        Proper disposal will be handled by the Drug Enforcement Agency.

 

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