By: CBS4 newsroom
If you need to get rid of your old prescription meds, "Operation Medicine Cabinet" kicked off Thursday at the Medic EMS facility in Eldridge. Folks dropped off old prescriptions, mercury thermometers and other medical equipment. Organizers said it's a great event to keep everyone safe.
"Keeping them in the home poses several risks of overdose, accidental poisonings, drug abuse and theft." Erin Vorac from Scott County Waste Commission said.
You still have a chance to get rid of old medications. Friday, head to the Surrey Heights fire station in Bettendorf. Saturday crews will be collecting at the Scott Area Recycling center on Carey Avenue in Davenport.