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Posted on: April 26, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Medication Take Back Event - Over 500 Pounds Collected!


On April 24, 2021, the Shrewsbury Police Department took part in the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) National Medication Take Back Day. 

Residents turned in over 500 pounds of medication!

Shrewsbury Police Department patch in shield shapeSenior Center Building and Sign with text - Senior Center
Medication Take Back Event


This program aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. 

medication take back day at the Senior Center April 24, 2021

Pictured above: Lt. James Lonchiadis and Officer Mark Hester
Shrewsbury Police Department

How to Dispose of Unused Medication Fact Sheet
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