Successful Drug Take Back Day for Clearfield County

CLEARFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA – On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, servicemen and women
from the Pennsylvania National Guard stopped at the Clearfield Borough Police
Department to pick-up prescriptions that had been disposed of in the many Medication
Collection Boxes throughout the county. In total there were over 450 pounds of
medications collected that will be taken for safe and legal disposal.

The drug collection and disposal program is a coordinated effort between the
Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Association and Pennsylvania Department of Drug and
Alcohol Programs to help discard unused and expired medication so that it does not end
up on the streets. Studies show that many abused prescription drugs are obtained from
family and friends, including from home medicine cabinets……..Read More

In the picture from left to right are: Ryan P. Sayers, Clearfield County District Attorney; Chief Kris Kruzelak of Sandy Township Police Department; Chief Vince McGinnis of Clearfield Borough Police Department; Sgt Madrigale, Sgt Hayes, and Sgt Maguire of the PA Army National Guard; and Jamie Long of the Clearfield-Jefferson Drug and Alcohol Commission.


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