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Secure Medicine Return

Dr. Jeff Duchin, Health Officer of lPublic Health - Seattle & King County, demonstrates how a secure medicine drop box is used. Photo republished with permission from Alex Garland.

Dr. Jeff Duchin, Health Officer of Public Health — Seattle & King County, demonstrates how a secure medicine drop box is used.

On June 20, 2013, the King County Board of Health took a significant remaining step towards reducing preventable deaths from drug overdoses by passing a regulation to create a drug take-back system for King County residents.