FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Andrea B. Imms, Public Relations
Office: (504) 712-2244
Date: April 29, 2011
Police Department participating in Ochsner Take Back Drug
Ochsner Health System Take Back Initiative
Saturday, April 30, 2011
10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
180 W. Esplanade Ave.
Emergency Room Parking Lot
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.
information on this event, please contact Stafford Scott at
(504) 842-9143 or
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