“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:
    LCO IGA
    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

Partners:
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

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

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