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For Immediate Release

BATAVIA, Ohio — Clermont County residents are invited to dispose of any unwanted, unused or expired prescription medications during the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) National Takeback, 10 a.m to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26.

Clermont County Mental Health and Recovery Board and Opiate Task Force of Clermont County encourage people to use the permanent drug drop boxes at several areas in the county. 

“Too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands. That’s dangerous and often tragic,” said Dr. Lee Ann Watson, associate director, Clermont County Mental Health & Recovery Board. “This is a reminder to clean out your medicine cabinets and turn in prescription drugs, safely and anonymously.”

Dispose of unused medications in permanent drop boxes at:

•             Amelia Police Department
•             Bethel Police Department
•             Clermont County Sheriff’s Office
•             Goshen Township Police Department
•             Loveland Police Department
•             Meijer Stores-Eastgate & Miami Township
•             Mercy Health-Anderson Hospital
•             Mercy Health-Clermont Hospital
•             Miami Township Police Department
•             Milford Police Department
•             Pierce Township Police Department

For more information, see: DEATakeBack.com