Blair County to participate in National Drug Take Back day

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BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Blair County Sheriff’s office along with the Altoona and Penn State-Altoona police departments will host a drug take-back day on Saturday, Oct. 23.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. participants can dispose of expired, unwanted or unused medicines at any of the three sites throughout the county. Sites can be found below:

  • Altoona Police- Thomason’s Pharmacy at 600 E. Chesnut Ave in Altoona.
  • Blair County Sheriff Office- In front of the Blair County Courthouse at 423 Allegheny Street in Hollidaysburg.
  • PSU Altoona- Poplar Building on campus at 232 Wopsononock Ave in Altoona.

National Drug Take Back Day provides a safe way for residents to dispose of outdated or unwanted medication, free of charge.

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