Safe Water for Walton: Operation Medicine Cabinet

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    Join Safe Water for Walton as they team up with the Walton County School Board and the Walton County Sheriff's Office to present Operation Medicine Cabinet. Protect our waterways by keeping powerful pharmaceuticals and all medicines out of our water supply. Disposing of unused or expired prescriptions/medications properly is important.

    Bring your unwanted or unneeded medications to this free collection event. They’ll dispose of them—anonymously...

    Saturday, Jan. 26th | 10AM - Noon
    Walton Middle School
    605 Bruce Avenue
    DeFuniak Springs, 32433

    Saturday, Jan. 26th | 2PM - 4PM
    South Walton High School
    645 Greenway Trail
    Santa Rosa Beach, 32459

    Sunday, Jan. 27th | Noon - 2PM
    Freeport Middle School
    360 Kylea Laird Drive
    Freeport, 32439

    Protect our waterways by keeping powerful pharmaceuticals and all medicines out of our water supply. This prevents them from reaching the aquifer system underground through septic tanks and other means. Bring your old and unused medicines FOR FREE – even pet medicines!

    Please make sure to …
    • Keep medications in their containers
    • Keep labels on containers
    • Cross through personal info on containers

    They cannot accept …
    • “Sharps” (syringes or needles)
    • Biomedical waste
    • Thermometers

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    Safe Water for Walton, Inc., is a 501(c)(4) advocacy and education organization properly registered with the State of Florida and the IRS — with this defined Mission:
    To study and educate the public about the health of, and any threats to, the water sources across the six-county watershed (Walton, Bay, Jackson, Holmes, Washington, and Okaloosa counties), including, but not limited to, safe drinking water issues and the recreational water basin comprised of creeks, rivers, bays, coastal dune lakes, and freshwater underground aquifers.

    Learn more at, http://www.safewaterforWalton.org
     

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