Drop Off Nets 100 Pounds Of Unused Drugs


August 17, 2022

State Representative Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport) and Stephenson County Sheriff David Snyders hosted a free drive-through Rx Drug Drop-Off event in Lena on Saturday, August 6 where they successfully collected more than 100 pounds of unused medications. The medications will be disposed of in a safe manner and is just one step in the fight against opioid abuse.

Many people don’t know how to get rid of unwanted prescriptions. They flush them down the toilet, pour them down the drain or put them in the trash. More often than not, they simply store them in their medicine cabinets indefi...

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