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Posted on: October 9, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Benbrook Residents Encouraged to Drop-Off Unused or Expired Medications

Benbrook Police and Fire Departments, working with the Drug Enforcement Administration, are hosting a National Take-Back Initiative to collect unused and/or expired over-the-counter or prescription medications for proper disposal. The event is open to the public at no charge, and takes place on Saturday, October 26, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Benbrook Fire Station, 528 Mercedes Street.

Please note: Intra-venous solutions, injectibles, and syringes will not be accepted due to potential hazards posed by blood-borne pathogens.

For questions contact Sgt. Darek Gray at the Benbrook Police Department (817-249-6089) or Captain Hartman at Benbrook Fire Department (817-249-1727).

Visit or call 800-882-9539 for additional collection sites.

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