Sheriff’s Dept. To Hold Drug Take Back October 26

The Chemung County Sheriff’s Office will take part in the Drug EnforcementAdministration’s (DEA) Nationwide prescription Drug “Take Back” Initiative onSaturday, October 26, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Chemung County residents are being encouraged to turn in their expired and unused prescription medications for proper disposal. Residents are asked to keep the medications in their original container with the label intact; however, they may blacken out their name. All medications, ointments and sprays are accepted.

They cannot accept needles.

Residents can drop off their medications at the following locations with no questions asked:

Southport Volunteer Fire Department 1001 Carl St.
Elmira, New York 14904

West Elmira Fire Department 1299 W. Water St.
Elmira, New York 14905

For further information you can go to www.chemungsheriff.net or www.dea.gov.

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