Drug take back event at UPMC Hamot

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UPMC Hamot will collect unwanted, unused or expired medication today, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Magee-Womens, UPMC Hamot lobby on 118 East 2nd Street.

Because expired and unused prescription drugs can be dangerous and susceptible to theft and misuse, UPMC Hamot is hosting this collection event in support of the Drug Enforcement Administrations National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

Medications must be in their original containers and personal information on vials should be concealed. Prescription medications, including controlled and non-controlled substances, as well as non-prescription and over-the-counter medications can be dropped off at the collection site. No illegal substances, needles, or other medical devices are included in the collection event.

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