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NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:  Andrea B. Imms, Public Relations

Email:     ablakeway@kennerpd.com  

Office:    (504) 712-2244

Date:      April 29, 2011

 

Kenner Police Department participating in Ochsner Take Back Drug Initiative

 

EVENT: Ochsner Health System Take Back Initiative             

 

DATE: Saturday, April 30, 2011        

TIME: 10:00 A.M. 2:00 P.M.                     

LOCATION: Ochsner Medical Center Kenner

180 W. Esplanade Ave.

Kenner, LA. 70065

Emergency Room Parking Lot 

 

DESCRIPTION: Ochsner is hosting this Take Back Initiative to provide a safe way for people to dispose of expired or unused medications.  All controlled, non-controlled and over-the-counter medications will be collected and appropriately disposed of.  Syringes and injectables will not be accepted.  Everyone is encouraged to remove any identifying information from medication bottles before disposing of them.  The program is anonymous with no questions asked.

MORE INFO:  For more information on this event, please contact Stafford Scott at (504) 842-9143 or sscott@ochsner.org.  You can visit Ochsner online at www.ochsner.org.

 

-KPD-

                                     

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