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Northern Kentucky advocacy group to remove used heroin syringes from lots, yards, alleys
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Saturday, May 10, 2014 3:03 PM EDT
A drug recovery advocacy group says it is organizing heroin syringe cleanups in Northern Kentucky.
Jason Merrick, president of the local chapter of Northern Kentucky People Advocating Recovery, says the group is telling city officials and police departments that they will be scheduling weekend needle cleanups in all eight Northern Kentucky counties.
The cleanups begin this spring and continue through the summer.
Police in the region have asked residents to alert them to discarded needles.
Information from: The Kentucky Enquirer, http://www.nky.com