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Hidalgo County Commissioner’s Court Proclamation

21st October, 2021


The Hidalgo County Commissioner’s Court proclaims October 23, 2021 as National Prescription Drug Take Back Day!
A great, big thank you goes out to Ricardo Rodriguez Hidalgo County District Attorney, Commander Sifuentes with the Hidalgo County DA Office’s High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Task Force (HIDTA), Assistant Special Agent in Charge Richard Sanchez with the DEA, and Vianca Vieyra with the Unidad Coalition at BHS!
4 locations will be actively participating in the Take Back Day event on October 23, 2021:
• Edinburg Police Department (1702 S Closner Blvd. Edinburg, TX 78539)
• Office Depot (5115 N 10th St. McAllen, TX 78504)
• Peter Piper Pizza (1715 S Cage Blvd. Pharr, TX 78577)
• Mission Fire Station #3 (1804 N Shary Rd. Mission, TX 78572)
In addition, thanks to the UNIDAD Coalition and community partners, you don’t have to wait for Take Back Day because they have collaborated to secure prescription dropboxes located throughout our communities. These are safe, accessible, and anonymous places to properly dispose of unused or unwanted prescription medications. To locate a box near you, visit: