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Drug take-back event Sept. 27

DOWNEY – Residents can safely dispose of expired, unused or unwanted prescription medications at a drug take-back event Saturday, Sept. 27, outside the Downey Police Department.

Police personnel and volunteers will be collecting medicine from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prescription and over-the-counter medicine can be dropped off, but sharps and needles will not be accepted.

All medications will be incinerated by the Drug Enforcement Agency.

For questions, contact Jennifer Burkhardt at (562) 904-2374 or



Published: Aug. 28, 2014 – Volume 13 – Issue 20

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