Unwanted drugs, needles and syringes being accepted at upcoming event in Hershey

HERSHEY, Pa. — A drive-through prescription drug take-back event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, at 90 Hope Drive in Hershey — on the campus of Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. The event is one of several nationwide being coordinated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

People may drop off their unwanted, unneeded or expired medication for safe disposal. Needles and syringes also will be accepted. Medication, needles and syringes will not be accepted prior to 10 a.m. on the day of the event. The service is free and anonymous with no questions asked.

The event 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.

For more information, visit www.dea.gov.

Last Updated April 13, 2018