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MTAC Spring Drug Take Back Day

Safe Disposal Prevents Prescription Drug Misuse

Residents and parents can help prevent prescription drug misuse by turning in unused or expired medication for safe disposal at Massapequa Takes Action Coalition’s (MTAC) Spring Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Massapequa High School East Driveway - District Office Parking Lot.

Instructions for drug take back: keep all medications in original containers; block out name for anonymity - do not cross out medication information. Please remember: NO thermometers, IV Bags; NO Chemo Drugs; and NO Liquids of any type. Unable to attend?  Residents can drop off unused or expired meds (no liquids or ointments) any time/day at any Nassau County Police Department Precinct.

SYRINGES & SHARPS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Please go to mtacoalition.com for a list of Nassau County locations where residents can dispose of syringes and sharps.

To learn more about MTAC’s prevention efforts, you can like MTAC on Facebook, go to mtacoalition.com or contact Larissa Singh, MTAC Project Coordinator, at (516) 799-3203 x132 or email info@mtacoalition.com.   

  

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Take Back Event
MTAC’s sector partner, the Massapequa Elks Lodge #2162, will be volunteering at the Spring Drug Take Back Event on Saturday, April 24, 2021.

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