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Published on May 1, 2013 - This is an archived news article. Please note that the information within this article may not be current.

Prescription Drug Take Back Event

Layton - April 25, 2013

The Prescription Drug Take Back event will be held Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The Prescription Take Back event allows you to bring unused over-the-counter and prescription medications to one of the following locations so they can be safely destroyed. This event will take place throughout Davis County at the following sites:

  • Bountiful (Smith's)
    555 South 200 West
    2399 South Main St
  • Farmington (Smith's)
    1316 North Highway 89
  • Layton (Smith's)
    1170 East Gentile
  • Syracuse (Smith's)
    951 West 1700 South
  • Sunset (Smith's)
    2353 North Main St
  • Clinton (Macey's)
    2062 W 1800 N
  • Hill Air Force Base (Base Exchange)
    5845 E Ave Bldg 412
  • Hill Air Force Base (Commissary)
    7451 6th Street
Why Should I Take the Time To Do This?
  • Many drugs flushed down the toilet cannot be removed by the sewer treatment plant or septic system.
  • These substances then get into our streams, rivers, lakes, groundwater and our soil and may cause harm to the environment.
  • Abuse of prescription drugs, particularly painkillers, has increased among teenagers and young adults.
  • More than half of people who abuse painkillers get the drugs from friends or relatives.
  • Children and pets can find medicine in your home or in your trash.
  • Drugs may be taken by accident, on purpose or illegally sold.
  • You can prevent accidental poisoning and drug abuse.
What if I cannot go to the Medication Take-Back Event?
  • A permanent collection bin is located in the lobby of the Layton Police Department or you can find permanent community collection sites near you at www.useonlyasdirected.org, and directions for safe disposal in your trash if there is no site near you. This website also lists other one-time Take-Back events occurring at different times and locations around the state.


Medication Take Back Event Flyer





 
 
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