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Medicine Take Back Day Announced

Post Date:08/29/2017 12:37 PM

SHERIFF JIM OLSON ANNOUNCES MEDICINE TAKE BACK DATE

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28th, 2017 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson is pleased to announce that the Carver County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the Medicine Take Back Initiative Program on Saturday, October 28th, 2017, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office conducts medicine take back events twice a year throughout the county. "The success of this program has allowed citizens to dispose of unwanted medications, and allowed the Sheriff’s Office to dispose of thousands of pounds of unwanted medications safely" says Sheriff Jim Olson.

The locations are:

 City of Hamburg: Hamburg Fire Department – 181 Broadway Ave., Hamburg

 City of Carver: Carver Place – 113 3rd Street E., Carver

 City of Cologne: Cologne Fire Department – 110 Louis Street W., Cologne

We also have permanent collection boxes during normal business hours at:

•Carver County Sheriff’s Office: 606 East 4th Street, Chaska

•Waconia City Hall: 201 South Vine Street, Waconia

•Chanhassen City Hall: 7700 Market Blvd., Chanhassen

This program is a partnership between Carver County Public Health, Carver County Office of Aging, Carver County Attorney’s Office, Carver County Sheriff’s Office TRIAD, the City of Victoria, the City of Norwood Young America, the City of Mayer, and the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, all working together to keep our community safe. For more information please visit us at http://www.co.carver.mn.us.