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Voluntary prescription drug ‘Take-Back’ is June 14

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is holding a voluntary prescription drug “Take-Back” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at the Washington County South Service Center, 13000 Ravine Parkway S., in Cottage Grove. The service is free and anonymous; no questions will be asked.

Officers will collect potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction.

Improperly disposing of unused medicine, such as flushing them down the toilet or throwing them away, are both potential safety and health hazards.