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Community Wellness Day in Hillsboro to include drug take-back, shred event, flag disposal

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Brittane Dance, Highland County Health Department

Area partners are teaming up to present a Prescription Drug Take-Back, Shred-A-Thon, Flag Disposal and Community Wellness Day, set for Saturday, June 3  from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the old firehouse on North High Street in uptown Hillsboro.

The event includes an opportunity for the safe disposal of unused, unneeded or expired medications, including prescriptions, prescription ointments, pet medications, prescription patches, over-the-counter medications and vitamins (no liquids or needles).

Shred away identify theft by safely disposing of your personal documents, check stubs, credit card offers, receipts, old tax returns and any other material that might contain sensitive information. Up to 12,000 pounds of material can be collected at this event.

Drop off your worn, tattered and/or faded flags, banners or pennants in anticipation of replacing them prior to Flag Day (June 14).

The event is being presented by Highland County Veterans Services, Highland County Community Action Inc., Highland County Suicide Prevention Coalition, Highland County Drug Abuse Prevention Coalition, REACH For Tomorrow, Highland County Health Department, TRC - The Recovery Council (formerly FRS) and Highland County Emergency Management Agency, with sponsorship from Merchants National Bank. Join these community partners for a day of spring cleaning and learning of wellness opportunities and resources that could benefit you or someone you know.