Current Suspected Overdose Deaths in Delaware for 2017: 223
Rita Landgraf, Secretary
Jill Fredel, Director of Communications
302-255-9047, Pager 302-357-7498
Date: October 21, 2013
|WHO:||Delaware Health and Social Services (DHSS), Prescription Drug Action Committee (PDAC), AtTaCK addiction, and Medical Society of Delaware|
This event has three purposes:
|WHEN:||Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. The press conference is open to the public.|
Daniel S. Frawley Stadium
Bluewinkles Diamond Club Cafe (third floor)
801 Shipyard Dr.
Wilmington, DE 19801
Prescription drug collection bins and expired medication samples
The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day event is on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with collection sites located throughout Delaware. This event gives the public an opportunity to safely dispose of expired, unused and unwanted medications. Anyone can simply bring medications for disposal to any of the statewide collection sites listed below. Prescription and over-the-counter pills, liquids, and cream medications will be accepted - even pet medication. The service is free and anonymous. For more information on a collection site near you, visit: www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/hsp/healthyhomes.html
Delaware Health and Social Services is committed to improving the quality of the lives of Delaware's citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations.