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Pill dropoff box going up

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CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

The Chatham County Sheriff's Office is installing a new prescription drug drop box Monday at the Chatham County Courthouse at 133 Montgomery St. in Savannah on Monday afternoon.

They're installing the drop-off box at 2 p.m. It will be located in the front lobby of the Chatham County Courthouse and available to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

The drop box was provided to the sheriff's office by the the Council on Alcohol and Drugs & Georgia Law Enforcement.

Items that can be placed in the secure drug drop boxes: 
Expired and unused prescriptions (non-narcotics and narcotics), 
Over-the-counter drugs
Medication samples
Medicated ointment/lotion 
Drops 
Inhalers 
Unopened epi-pens
Herbal supplements 
Veterinary medications. 

These items are prohibited from the drop box: 
Needles
Sharps 
Biohazard materials 
Illegal drugs

A drop box will also be going up in the Effingham County Sheriff's Office lobby.

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