A drug take-back event is scheduled for this weekend in Frederick County.

The event will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon at the Walkersville Fire Department, 79 W. Frederick St., according to a news release.

Residents are urged to bring unused prescription drugs, narcotics and syringes for safe disposal.

Similar events are planned for September in Middletown and for December in New Market.

The events are sponsored by the Maryland State Police, Frederick County Health Department and Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services.

— Pete McCarthy

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