Putnam County collects 234 pounds of drugs in Medication Take Back event

Medication Take Back events provide safe, convenient, and anonymous means of disposing prescription, over-the-counter and pet medications.

News 12 Staff

May 2, 2023, 10:26 AM

Updated 354 days ago

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Putnam County collected hundreds of pounds of medication this weekend.
More than 100 Putnam County residents attended the Medication Take Back.
Medication Take Back events provide safe, convenient, and anonymous means of disposing prescription, over-the-counter and pet medications.
Officials collected 234 pounds of medications and 175 pounds of sharps/syringes.
The Putnam Hospital Center continues to accept sharps/syringes, but no medications, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.- 4p.m. in the main lobby.


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