WWBT NBC12: Medication Disposal Unit Launch

The Richmond City Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a grant for a drug assortment unit from CVS’ Safer Communities Program. This unit might be positioned on the Richmond City Justice Center entrance foyer space and can present Richmond residents with a secure and accountable approach to eliminate unused, expired or undesirable medicines.

The Richmond City Sheriff’s Office desires to scale back the quantity of unneeded medication in residents’ houses and reduce the potential for prescription drug abuse by offering the brand new drug disposal unit. In addition, this correct drug disposal will assist to forestall the contamination of native landfills and water provides from unused medicines.

We are proud to accomplice with CVS’ Safer Communities Program to assist communities handle and forestall drug abuse.

This drug assortment unit might be accessible to the general public every day from 9:00am – 6:00 pm. It is our dedication to offer this service to our neighborhood to advertise security and to scale back the unfold of this epidemic.

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