Hospital sponsors Medical Take-Back drive Apr. 30

Area residents will have the opportunity to safely dispose of unneeded medications and/or donate home medical equipment and supplies during an event at HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital on Saturday, April 30.

The Medication Take-Back and Medical Equipment Drive will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Items will be collected near the Emergency Department entrance of HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital, 3100 Superior Ave. in Sheboygan.

Medication Take-Back

• Prescription and over-the-counter medications accepted

• Cross out identifying information on the containers

• Liquid medications should be kept in the original bottle, then placed in plastic bags

• Syringes will not be accepted.

• Non-medical inhalers, medications from organizations and businesses, as well as items that contain mercury will not be accepted.

Medical Equipment Drive Donations

• Crutches and slings

• Wheelchairs

• Eyeglasses

• Walkers

• Dressing, gauze and tape

• Canes and other types of home medical equipment and supplies

• Hygiene kit supplies, including hand towels, washcloths, bar soap, combs, toothbrushes and toothpaste

• All items must be clean and in good condition

All donations made to the Medical Equipment Drive help support the Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach Program.

The Medication Take-Back and Medical Equipment Drive are organized through HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital in conjunction with Healthy Sheboygan County 2020.

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