The next National Take Back Day will be Saturday, October 24, 2020 at Greene County General Hospital from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. This event is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired medications, prescription drugs and vaping devices. Participants are able to drive up to the hospital’s main lobby and a hospital representative will meet them at their vehicle to take the medications. Participants are asked to not leave their vehicles and to wear a mask.
According to the Drug Enforcement Agency, the October 2019 Take Back Day brought in 882,919 pounds (almost 442 tons) of unused or expired prescription medication and vape devices.