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Legislative District 16

Posted on: September 12, 2023

Legislator Drucker Partners with NCPD Second Precinct To Host ‘Shed the Meds’ Event in Syosset

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Legislator Drucker Partners with NCPD’s Second Precinct To Host ‘Shed the Meds’ Event at Syosset Public Library

WHAT - To help residents properly discard unwanted pharmaceuticals, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) is partnering with the Nassau County Police Department’s Second Precinct to host a “Shed-The-Meds” event at the Syosset Public Library on Tuesday, September 26.
During the event, residents will have the opportunity to safely dispose their unwanted prescription, expired medication, vitamins, and other pharmaceutical waste. Please note, needles, sharps, aerosol cans, and other biohazardous waste will not be accepted.
“As we continue to observe September as National Recovery Month, one of the most important things we can do as a society is to prevent prescription drugs from inadvertently falling into the hands of people who are struggling with addiction,” Legislator Drucker said. “Shed-the-Meds events are a convenient way to ensure that unwanted and expired drugs are disposed of securely and in an environmentally friendly way, and I hope everyone will take advantage of this important service.”

WHEN - Tuesday, September 26, 2023

TIME – 5 – 8 p.m.

WHERE - Syosset Public Library
225 South Oyster Bay Road
Syosset, N.Y. 11791

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