City of Cuyahoga Falls Partners with Klein’s Pharmacy for Drug Take-Back Day Event
Oct 18, 2021
Earn valuable RewardZ for turning in unused medications
The City of Cuyahoga Falls will hold a Drug Take-Back event in partnership with Klein’s Pharmacy on Saturday, October 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. near the entrance of Klein’s Pharmacy, 2015 State Road.
The goal of the event, which will be held on National Drug Take-Back Day, is to collect unused or expired medication to help make the community safer. According to the Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.7 million people misused prescription pain relievers, 4.9 million people misused prescription stimulants, and 5.9 million people misused prescription tranquilizers or sedatives in 2019. While needles and liquids will not be accepted, disposing of these types of prescription medications is imperative to keep our community safe.
“Safely disposing of unused medication is critical to protecting our residents and our environment,” stated Mayor Don Walters. “The City of Cuyahoga Falls is proud to partner with Klein’s Pharmacy on this important event.”
Klein’s will have pharmacists on hand to administer shots so you can say “boo” to the flu! Even better? You’ll be eligible for prizes, like a $100 Visa gift card or $50 to your favorite local restaurant. One entry per person who receives a flu shot. The pharmacy also encourages costumes, especially your pets! We’ll be handing out candy for the kids, while you dispose of medications safely.
In addition to this drug take-back event, residents may drop off unused and expired medication 24/7 at the drug disposal drop box in the Cuyahoga Falls Police Department lobby located at 2310 Second Street.