Nearly 1,300 pounds of medicine collected during, Operation Medicine Cabinet

Nearly 1,300 pounds of medicine collected during, Operation Medicine Cabinet

TAMPA, Fla. — The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and partnering agencies collectedNearly 1,300 pounds of medicineIn total, Operation Medicine CabinetEvent today

Operation Medicine CabinetThe goal of this campaign is to educate the public about safety. medicineChildren should be aware of the risks and how to avoid them from accidentally inhaling prescription drugs.

People who have old prescriptions lying around can often find them a source of information if they are thinking about using prescription drugs in an inappropriate way. They can also pose a danger to pets and children who may inadvertently take them.

Annually, approximately 60,000 people visit emergency rooms and 450,000.00 calls are made to poison control centres. ofChildren younger than 18 years of age ofSixteen people taking medication without supervision from a responsible adult.

They can also cause confusion for elderly people who might be on multiple prescriptions.

Drop off containers at the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Administration

The North District Station in Dunedin (Building) is open year round.

The best method to get rid ofThe majority ofDrop off any expired or unused prescription medications at a drug site or program. There are many options for disposing of your medication, including mail-back programs. ofProperly dispose of expired or unneeded medications

Here are some resources for safe medication disposal – * Source link

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