Jackson Co. Health Department Holding Drug Takeback/Document Shredding Event

Murphysboro – The Jackson County Health Department and Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is holding a medication disposal and document shredding event Saturday from 8 to noon at the health department building in Murphysboro.  You will be able to dispose of your unwanted, unused or expired medications in a safe manner. Liquids, needles and inhalers will not be accepted.  Documents that will be allowed for shredding include bank statements, medical and insurance forms, personal files, old tax forms and receipts. Paper clips and staples are acceptable, but binders and binder clips should be removed. For more information, you can contact the health department at 684-3143.