The front lobby of the Flagler Beach Police Department will be open on Saturday, April 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in support of “National Prescription Drug Take Back Day”. The Police Department is located at 204 S. Flagler Avenue, one (1) block south of SR100 on the east side of the Moody/SR100 bridge.
This one (1) day event will provide residents or visitors with no cost, anonymous collection of unwanted and/or expired medicines and this initiative is a collaboration between your local Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
Protect our kids, families and environment by cleaning out your medicine cabinets and properly disposing of your unwanted and/or expired medicines. Medicines in the home are a leading cause of accidental poisoning and flushed or trashed medicines can end up polluting our waters. Rates of prescription drug abuse are alarmingly high; over half of teens abusing medicines get them from a family member or friend, including the home medicine cabinet, and often without their knowledge.
If you have any questions about National “Prescription Drug Take Back Day”, please feel free to contact Captain Doughney or any member of the Flagler Beach Police Department.