Waushara County Health News

Prescription Drug “Take Back” day

For the 10th time the Waushara County Sheriff’s Department, Waushara County Health Department, and the Department of Human Services are participating in the Prescription Drug “Take Back” day. This collection event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Poy Sippi Fire Station, N4398 Spring Street, Poy Sippi.

By now most people in Waushara County are aware of prescription pain medication abuse and how it has led to the heroin epidemic. The “Take Back” day offers a great way to get unused medications out of your house and disposed of properly.

Items not accepted are: 

•Inhalers

•Oxygen tanks

•Nebulizers

•Sharps/Needles

•Radioactive Cancer Med-ication

•Thermometers

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