Buffalo’s fall Drug Take-Back Day is coming up on Saturday, October 28th, so plan now to take those unused, unwanted, or expired medications to safely and responsibly dispose of them.
Members of the Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming (PMO), the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, Buffalo Police Department and the Johnson County Public Health Office will be taking medications from community members which in turn safeguard family and friends from medicine misuse and/or abuse, and protect the environment by keeping them out of landfills and wastewater systems.
The PMO works in communities state-wide through prescription drug abuse prevention and safe disposal efforts, and acts as a partner with other Wyoming Prescription Drug Abuse Stakeholders (WRAS) to “raise awareness of prescription drug issues, educate prescribers and share continuing education opportunities with them. By promoting use of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), promoting treatment and recovery, engage law enforcement in prevention, and support community efforts related to safe, storage, and disposal,” according to their website http://www.pmowyo.org/.
The Drug Take-Back Day will be Saturday, October 28th from 10 to 2 at Shopko in Buffalo.