Hoover to hold Drug Take-Back Day

Published 11:40 am Thursday, October 24, 2013


HOOVER — The Hoover Police Department will hold a drug take-back program Oct. 26 for anyone wishing to dispose of prescription drugs in a safe manner.

The event will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Hoover City Hall in the back parking lot.

Tablets, capsules and all other solid dosage forms will be collected, according to a Hoover Police Department press release. Intravenous solution, injectables and syringes will not be accepted. This service is free and anonymous, according to the press release.

“The Drug Take-Back Day has been a phenomenal success each time we have hosted it in Hoover,” Hoover Police Capt. Jim Coker wrote in an email.

City Hall is located at 100 Municipal Lane in Hoover. For more information, call the Hoover Police Department at 739-7272.