Medication Disposal and Document Shredding Event to be Held in Murphysboro

Medication Disposal and Document Shredding Event to be Held in Murphysboro

MURPHYSBORO — The Jackson County Health Department and Jackson County Sheriff’s Office will hold a medication disposal and document shredding event Saturday from 8 to noon at the health department in Murphysboro. It’s located at 415 Health Department Road.

You will be able to dispose of your unwanted, unused or expired medications in a safe manner. Liquids, needles and inhalers will not be accepted.

Documents that will be allowed for shredding include bank statements, medical and insurance forms, personal files, old tax forms and receipts. Paper clips and staples are acceptable, but binders and binder clips should be removed.

Officials say flu shots and colorectal cancer screening kits will also be available in the front building.

If you need more information, call the health department at 684-3143.