SAFELY DISCARD OLD MEDICATIONS AND PERSONAL DOCUMENTS SATURDAY IN POMPANO BEACH

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office

PIO Number: 19-6-6                                                                        

Date: June 13, 2019

OMC_Shredathon_June15.pdf.pngThe Broward Sheriff’s Office will be collecting unwanted medicines and personal papers for proper and safe disposal this Saturday in Pompano Beach.
  
Operation Medicine Cabinet & Shred-a-Thon
10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday, June 15, 2019
Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park
777 Isle of Capri Circle, Pompano Beach

BSO’s Operation Medicine Cabinet and Shred-a-Thon will be from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at the Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park. By participating in the free event, Broward County residents will help prevent prescription drug abuse and identity theft.

Residents can securely dispose of their personal documents, check stubs, credit card offers, receipts and any other material that might contain sensitive data. There’s a limit of five boxes per person. Documents are shredded on-site by SafeGuard Document Destruction.

Those turning in unwanted or expired prescription medicines will receive a $5 gift card provided by the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County. The gift cards are limited to one per family, while supplies last.

For more information about the event, please call (954) 831-8902.


THIS REPORT BY:
Keyla Concepción/PIO