National Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

National Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

PINE BELT (WDAM) - On Saturday April 28, the Hattiesburg, Petal and Laurel police department will participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

This day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible way to dispose of prescription drugs, while educating the general public about the potential for abuse and medications

Residents can take unwanted pills and other types medication and drop them off at their local police stations for safe disposal.

The drop off time for the Hattiesburg and Petal police departments is from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The drop off time for the Laurel Police Department is from 8 a.m. until noon.

Drop off locations:

Hattiesburg Police Department: 300 Klondyke Street

Laurel Police Department: 317 South Magnolia Street

Petal Police Department: 127 West Eight Avenue