San Luis Obispo County is doing a countywide Drug Take-Back Day to help prevent over the counter drug abuse Saturday.
Anyone can bring their over-the-counter or prescriptions drugs to several locations Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The event is sponsored by the SLO Opioid Safety Coalition.
People can drop of their medication at:
- Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center at 1010 Murray Street.|
- Twin Cities Community Hospital at 1100 Las Tablas Road, Templeton.
- Arroyo Grande Social Services/SAFE Office at 1086 Grand Ave., Arroyo Grande.
The event is free and a convenient way to safely dispose of unused or unwanted medication.
The hospitals are accepting prescription medication, over-the-counter medication, vitamins, medication ointments, inhalers, liquid medication in leak-proof containers. They are not accepting needs, thermometers, aerosol cans, medical waste, personal care products and hydrogen peroxide.