Residents who wish to safely dispose of prescription drugs may do so at the Ojai Police Station, 402 S. Ventura Street in Ojai, this Saturday, October 26, 2019, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Residents may drop off prescription drugs of any kind at the event. Residents wishing to safely dispose of needles and other injection devices may contact Ojai Valley Community Hospital.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. A nationwide study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, often from a home medicine cabinet. Drug Take Back Day provides an opportunity to help prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths and make homes safer for loved ones.

For more information please visit venturacountyresponds.org.