Free prescription drug collection to be held in Loudon County

GREENBACK (WATE) – There will be a prescription drug collection event in Loudon County November 5.

The free event hosted by the Loudon County Sheriff’s Office will be at Greenback’s First Presbyterian Church, 6790 Morganton Road. The office’s narcotics unit will dispose of expired, unneeded or unwanted prescription drugs for disposal between 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Items include in the collection are pills, patches, liquids, needles, etc.

The collection is anonymous and no questions will be asked.

The office provides an ongoing collection program at the Loudon County Justice Center during weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.