Drug Take Back Day Oct. 28


    By Marshall Dunham
    Staff Writer
    The Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) will serve as a collection site for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 28.
    The collection site will be at the ACSO, located at 449 San Juan St., and will accept prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    The following are items that can not be accepted as part of the take back program:
    • Needles and sharps.
    • Mercury (thermometers).
    • Oxygen containers.
    • Chemotherapy/radioactive substances.
    • Pressurized canisters.
    • Illicit drugs.
    For more information, visit www.dea.gov.