East Hartford to hold prescription drug take-back day

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EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)  –  East Hartford is giving residents the opportunity to properly dispose of unused and unwanted prescription drugs.  The town has scheduled a drug take-back day to be held in July.

Town residents who have prescription medications, pills, capsules and caplets can turn them in.   However there are items that will not be accepted and those are I.V. bags, epi-pens, patches, gels, medications in tubes, liquids,, and sharps (anything with a needle or lance).

Prescription drug take-back day is scheduled for Saturday July 18th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the East Hartford Public Safety Complex, 31 School Street.

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