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Call to Action: Encourage Patients to Dispose of Unused Medications on October 28
Posted on: 10/10/2017

Get the word out to your patients about the next National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on October 28. Expired or unused prescription medications are helping to fuel our country’s opioid epidemic.

To help you and your staff educate patients about safe disposal of expired medications, ISMS and ISMIE Mutual developed a kit that includes:  

Also, let patients know that to locate the nearest collection site for the October 28 drug take-back event they can visit this web page and click on "Locate a Collection Site Near You."

If you have questions, please contact the ISMS Division of Health Policy Research at 800-782-4767 ext. 1470, or by email.

Help build awareness about safe disposal of unused or expired drugs among your patients by hanging this infographic in your office waiting area or exam rooms. 

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