Take Back Day October 2020

A record 1,125 pounds of unwanted prescription drugs were turned in for the safe disposal during Saturday’s National Take Back Day held at Northfield Square Mall. The previousrecord – set last October- was 1,075 pounds.

The Kankakee Area Metropolitan Enforcement Group, local law enforcement, Pledge for Life Partnership and Riverside Healthcare partnered with the Drug Administration on the event. KAMEG Director Chris Koerner said that the event was on overwhelming success.