Putting You First: Drug Drop-off #4

WE ARE BACK WITH OUR DRUG DROP- OFF EVENT WHERE YOU CAN BRING IN YOUR UNUSED MEDICATION TO OUR STATION FOR PROPER DESPICABLE. YOU HAVE BEEN SEEING PEOPLE COME IN ALL AFTERNOON. THAT’S RIGHT, SORRY ABOUT THE WOBBLY CAMERA. WE ARE AVOID SOMETHING CAR TRAFFIC AS WE SPEAK. WE ARE HERE OUTSIDE THE NEWS 8 STUDIO. THIS IS THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES MOBILE VAN. THEY GO AROUND TO PROMOTE ALL SORTS OF ACTIVITY BUT ESPECIALLY THESE DRUG DROP-OFF EVENTS. WE HAVE THEM HERE AND SINCE 2:30 THIS AFTERNOON, ADAM, WE HAVE COLLECTED WELL OVER 300 POUNDS OF UNWANTED MEDICATION THAT REPRESENTS 90 PLUS PEOPLE WHO HAVE STOPPED BY AND CONTINUE TO STOP BY TO DROP OFF THE UNUSED DRUGS. WE ARE PLEASED CHERYL DIFFICULT NOL FOE JOINED US. WE ARE HOW DO YOU GET RID OF THE PILLS. THE COUNTY IS UPFRONT ABOUT THIS WE COLLECT THEM ALL YEAR LONG ON WEDNESDAYS AND SATURDAYS. SHARE SUBSTATION THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY OF MONROE, POLICE AGENCIES AND TOWNS COLLECT AS WELL. WE ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO CHECK THEIR MEDICINE CABINETS FOR UN USED MEDICATIONS. CERTAINLY IF THEY’RE OF VALUE TO YOUR FAMILY AND SOMETHING THAT IS NEEDED FOR PRESCRIPTION PURPOSES, KEEP THEM BUT UNUSED, UNWANTED, OUTDATED MEDICATION REALLY NEEDS TO BE DISPOSED OFF PROPERLY. BRING IT TO US AND WE’LL TAKE CARE OF IT AND BRING ALL OF THE MATERIAL TOGETHER AND WE WORK WITH A THIRD PARTY VENDOR AND THE MEDICATION IS ACTUALLY INCINERATED. I DON’T WANT TO PUT IT INTO THE WATER SYSTEM SO FOLKS AT HOME, ENCOURAGE THEM TO DISPOSE OF THAT MEDICATION PROPERLY. THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR BEING WITH US. YOU COVERS ALL THE BASES. WE’LL TALK YOU TO IN THE 6:00 AFTER HOUR. AND LOOKING WITH SOME PEOPLE WHO ARE COMING TO HELP US OUT. SOMEBODY IS STOPPING OFF RIGHT NOW TO DROP OFF THEIR UN WANTED MEDICATION. WE’LL SPARE THEM. THEY DON’T WANT TO BE ON CAMERA. STOP BY THROUGH 6:30. IT COULD BE OVER THE COUNTER, IT COULD BE YOUR UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION PILLS. YOU DON’T WANT THAT TO GET INTO THE THE WRONG HANDS. IT SHOULD BE DISPOSED OFF PROPERLY. STOP BY NOW AND WE ARE HERE

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