National Drug Take-back Day locations in the Twin Tiers

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – National Drug Take-back Day is set for Saturday, Oct. 23, and Steuben, Chemung, and Schuyler Counties will be participating.

The initiative is to allow people a chance to drop off any unused or expired prescription medications that could end up being misused and abused.

The sites are convenient and accept the medications with no questions asked.

Locations and times for the drop-offs can be found on the map below:

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