This Saturday, October 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office will participate in a one-day collaborative effort with the DEA to remove unused and expired medications from homes and medicine cabinets. Bring pills for disposal to the STPSO Administrative Building, 300 Brownswitch Road in Slidell; to the STPSO Law Enforcement Complex at 2070 Collins Blvd. in Covington: or to Lakeview Regional Medical Center Physicians Plaza Entrance at 95 Judge Tanner Boulevard in Covington. The DEA cannot accept liquids, needles or sharps – only pills or patches.
The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Any identifying information should be removed from containers before being deposited.