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April 20, 2009

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Thank you to Eva Hunter with Solid Waste for the pictures!
 

Presciption Drug Take Back 4-20-2009

 Event was held on April 20, 2009 from 9 - 11 am at the Johnson City Senior Center.

 
RESULTS:   SEE PHOTOS HERE!
 
48 visitors
 
12 Consultations were done by the ETSU School of Pharmacy students
 
COLLECTED: 

      Medication with the containers   69 lbs (includes containers that liquids came in)

        Recyclable  containers               17 lbs   (The recyclable 1& 2’s - 6lbs and the others weighed in at 11 lbs.)

 

1 rolling container of recyclable paper and cardboard,

1 rolling container ¾ full of trash.

1 bin of recyclable plastic bottles

1000+ sharps

 

SURVEY RESULTS:

 

How Did you Hear about the event?      

Newspaper:                27               

Senior Center:             8              

Flyers:                            8             

Parish Nurse:               2          

Word of Mouth:            3

 

Would you come back?   Yes: 48

 

Good Location?  Yes: 48

Zip Codes: 

37601:  19    

37604:   22   

37692:    2    

37615:    2     

37659:    2     

37681:    1

THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS THAT MADE IT POSSIBLE (scroll down for results and link to photos)
 
      

 

 

WASHINGTON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

 

SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

 AmeriChoice - A UnitedHealth Group Company

 Walgreens Home

 DEA badge HISC Corporate Site CVS/pharmacy® for all the ways you care
 
 


Planning meetings:
 
First meeting -- March 20th   7:45 am   
WCADC Prescription Drug Take Back Planning Meeting  Johnson City
 
This meeting gathered key organizations and their representatives who need to be invovled in planning and participating in a prescription drug take back event.  The group is in the process of planning some take back events in the upcoming year.   If you have questions please call Jennifer at 791.0232. 
  
Follow up Meetings:
 
April 1  7:45 am   Senior Citizen Center
April 9  7:45 am   Senior Citizen Center
April 16  7:45 am   Senior Citizen Center
 
Other Prescription Drug Disposal event results! (October 2009 Rx Disposal event)
 
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