“Medication Take Back Day” Event

One-Day – Medication Take Back Day Event
Saturday, April 30, 2011
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Return unwanted medications for FREE and safe disposal.

Why Return Unwanted Medicines?
*Protect Your Family – Returning unwanted medications makes your home safer.
*Protect Your Community – Proper and safe disposal prevents theft and other misuse of medications.
*Protect your Environment – Flushing/throwing away medications puts our waterways and aquatic life at risk.

Participating locations throughout Sawyer County –

  • Hayward:
    Hayward City Public Work
    15889W 3rd Street, Hayward, WI
  • LCO:
    8575N County Road K, Hayward, WI
  • Winter:
    Winter Co-op Store
    5159N Main Street, Winter, WI

Return: YES!

  • Prescription medications (controlled & non- controlled;
  • Over-the counter medications
  • Medication samples
  • Vitamins
  • Medicated ointments/lotions
  • Inhalers

Return: NO!

  • Needles
  • Thermometers
  • IV bags
  • Bloody or infectious waster
  • Personal care products
  • Empty containers
  • Aerosol cans
  • Business waste
  • Liquid medications

A free, safe and anonymous way to get rid of unused, expired and unwanted medications

Sawyer County Sheriff’s Department, Drug Enforcement Agency, Winter Area Lion’s Club
City of Hayward, Red Hats of the North,  LCO IGA,  LCO Police,  Winter Area Co-op
Sawyer County Health & Human Services,
LCO Sawyer Joint Prevention Programming Coalition

Sawyer County Health & Human Services at (715) 634-4806

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