Medication Take Back Day 2016

Lima, October 14, 2016) The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, October 22. St. Rita’s is taking part in this initiative and is asking people to turn in their unused or expired mediation for safe disposal on this day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There will be four drop-off locations in Lima where people may drop off their medications and are as follows:

•           St. Rita’s Medical Center, 718 W. Market Street (enter on Baxter Street, exit on Market Street)

•           Lima Memorial Medical Park, 525 Eastown Road

•           Chief Supermarket Northland Plaza, 120 W. Northern Ave.

•           Chief Supermarket Eastgate Plaza, 2100 Harding Hwy.

This is a free event for the public, and over-the-counter medications will be accepted. Also, medications should be kept in original container or prescription bottle with patient’s name blacked out. We also ask that there are no syringes.     

For more information, please contact:

Courtney O’Banion

Communications Coordinator

St. Rita’s Health Partners

O: 419-226-9802

C: 567- 242-4078