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Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

This Saturday, Sept. 26 the Drug Enforcement Agency will host its 10th National Drug Take Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. During the event, anyone can properly dispose of unwanted, expired and unused prescription medications at a participating drop-off location. Local law enforcement officials will dispose of the medication to DEA standards. There are 19 collection sites available within Johnson County. Click here to go to the DEA Office of Diversion Control's website, where you can search for the collection site nearest you by zip code or call 1-800-882-9539.