Sam’s Club Location of Drug Take Back Day
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.9 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet.
Here in Lycoming County, the lone participating location that is accepting prescription drugs is Sam’s Club at the Lycoming Mall. Members of the Muncy Township Police Department will be on hand to mann the drop-off site outside of the exit doors.
The event is scheduled on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.