Drug Take-back Day is April 26

ELLSWORTH — National Prescription Drug Take-back Day is taking place on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) offers the Drug Take-back Day in conjunction with local police departments and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Community members are encouraged to bring in any unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs for this free, anonymous service.

The following police departments are hosting collections on April 26:

• Bar Harbor

• Bucksport

• Ellsworth

• Gouldsboro

• Mount Desert

• Southwest Harbor

• Winter Harbor.

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is hosting its Drug Take-back Day at the Hancock Woman’s Club, 1416 Route 1 in Hancock, from 8 a.m. to noon on April 26.

For additional disposal opportunities, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and the Bar Harbor, Bucksport and Southwest Harbor police departments all have prescription drug drop boxes located in their lobbies.

The drop boxes are accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

For further disposal efforts, contact Elizabeth Lyles at 667-7171 or [email protected].

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Fenceviewer Staff

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