Drug takeback/shred event April 30

Sadye Matula

Do you have undesired medicines or personalized data you want to dispose of effectively? Very good information: You can convey them to the Drug Takeback/Shred Celebration on Saturday, April 30, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Livermore Falls Law enforcement Department, 2 Key St., Livermore Falls. The occasion will supply totally […]

Do you have undesired medicines or personalized data you want to dispose of effectively? Very good information: You can convey them to the Drug Takeback/Shred Celebration on Saturday, April 30, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Livermore Falls Law enforcement Department, 2 Key St., Livermore Falls. The occasion will supply totally free disposal of undesirable prescription and in excess of-the-counter medications and a generate-through procedure in which space residents can securely shred and recycle sensitive personalized details like tax returns, lender statements, and professional medical information.

Remedies approved: Expired or unwanted prescriptions, natural vitamins, veterinary remedies, homeopathic treatments, and above-the-counter medications. If feasible, medicines need to be introduced in their authentic container so they can be discovered.

Information accepted: Tax varieties, bank statements/loan forms, insurance plan information, and clinical records.

What not to deliver: Mercury thermometers, needles or syringes, electronic tools, or digital storage devices such as challenging drives, CDs, or thumb drives.

Proper medicine and information disposal not only protects the environment, but also prevents youth drug abuse, and safeguards persons from staying focused for drug thefts. Of particular problem for youth are painkillers like morphine or codeine, and stimulants like Ritalin and Adderall. Specialists say there is simply just too a great deal treatment floating around in people’s residences, indicating that people are uncertain how to safely dispose of them. Current analysis reveals that wildlife is exhibiting symptoms of pharmaceutical exposure.

In addition, personal identity theft is on the increase. In 2020, Maine people described 7,183 diverse incidents of id theft, the ninth-greatest fee of id theft for every capita in the U.S.

This occasion is currently being coordinated by the Livermore Falls Police Section, Records Administration Center, and Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments.

For much more info, contact: Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments at 783-9186, www.avcog.org.

Yvette Meunier

Auburn


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