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Pill take back planned for St. Joseph County

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind., Officials in St. Joseph County will be holding a pill drop on Saturday.

Officials are working to collect unused and expired medications from your medicine cabinets. They will get disposed of safely.

Volunteers will collect the pills only if they’re in plastic bags. They cannot accept liquids or needles.

The following locations will be open between 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Hosting on the South side:
South Bend Fire Department Station # 1
1222 South Michigan Street
South Bend
Volunteers from the South Bend Opioid Task Force volunteering
South Bend Police Department providing security

Hosting on the West side:
South Bend Fire Department Station # 61
4302 West Western Avenue
South Bend
Volunteers from the Partnership for Education and Prevention of Substance Abuse
South Bend Police Department providing security

Hosting on the North side:
Clay Fire Station # 21
18776 Cleveland Road
South Bend
Volunteers from the Alcohol & Addictions Resource Center
St. Joseph County Police Department providing security

Hosting on the East side:
Clay Fire Station # 25
Corner of Anderson and Bittersweet
Granger
Volunteers from the 525 Foundation
St. Joseph County Police Department providing security

Hosting a Centrally Located site:
Indiana University South Bend
1002 South Esther Street
South Bend
Volunteers from the IU School of Social Work
Indiana University Police Department providing security

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