Drugs Taken Back This Weekend
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file][/caption]A number of agencies are participating in National Drug Take Back Day this weekend.
The Broome County sheriff’s office says unwanted, outdated or unused prescription or over-the-counter medication will be collected Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Broome Sheriff’s office on Lieutenant VanWinkle Drive behind the SUNY Broome Community College campus, Windsor Community House on Main Street, Johnson City Elks Club on Watson Boulevard, the parking lot of Scoops Ice Cream on Route 11 in Whitney Point, Vestal Fire Station number 4 on the Vestal Parkway east and American Legion Post 1700 on Maple Street in Endicott.
Tioga County Sheriff’s officials say their event will be at Trinity CASA in the old Depot Building across from the Owego Agway.
Officials say they cannot accept liquids or any sharps, including syringes.
Broome County has collected about 1,500 pounds of drugs for safe disposal in the past six months.