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On Saturday, October 29, 2011 the National Drug Take Back Program will again be held across the country. The Taylorville Police Department will accept expired and unused medication without question or without asking your name. Syringes will NOT be accepted. The official time is from 10:00AM until 2:00PM, however, if you are unable to drop off during this time they will still accept your medication throughout the week and over the weekend.

 During the same time the Taylorville Police Department and the Taylorville Fire Department will be assist the Taylorville Kiwanis Club as they host the second annual Child safety Seat Check. This event will be held at the Taylorville Fire Department which will allow it to be held rain or shine. During this event those wishing to dispose of expired or unused medication can drive through dispose of the medication in drop boxes.

Additionally, there will be two other locations in Christian count for the Drug Take Back Program, the Christian County Sheriff’s Office will host a location at the Edinburg Police Department and the Pana Police Department will host a location at the Pana High School during the Children’s Health and Safety Fair.

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