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Nearly 100 lbs. of drugs collected on April 28

Posted on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 8:19 am

The third Audrain County Prescription Drug Take Back event was held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, April 28 and was a success.
Around 100 lbs of prescription drugs were turned in for proper disposal by the DEA.
The program was a joint effort between several organizations within Audrain County.  Locations for turn-in were the Vandalia Police Department in Vandalia, Mo. and the Audrain City-County Health Unit (ACCHU) in Mexico, Mo..  Mexico Public Safety Officer Nichole Henry and Audrain County Sheriff Deputy Jeff Long were at the ACCHU facility supporting the event and providing security.  Eight ACCHU staff and volunteers worked the event in Mexico.