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Health Fair to allow disposal of prescription drugs

 


On Saturday, April 14 from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. the Klickitat County Sheriff's Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

The public can bring medications for disposal to the KVH Family Health & Wellness Fair at Goldendale High School. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

The KVH Health Fair Drug Take-Back event corresponds to National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which happens on April 28. Last year, Americans turned in almost one million pounds, nearly 500 tons, of prescription drugs at...



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