Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Event Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 am CST
Event End Time: 2:00 pm CST
Event Category / Group: CA Event / Community Association Calendar

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Throwing meds in the trash or down the
drain is harmful to the local water supply.

National Prescription
Drug Take-Back Day 

Saturday, April 27
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
Drive-thru Legacy Hills Park Pavilion

Start cleaning out your medicine cabinet in preparation for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, when you can safely dispose of unwanted and expired medications at the Legacy Hills Park Pavilion. There is no need to get out of your vehicle as there will be a drive-thru lane at the Legacy Hills Park Pavilion. Just hand your items to a Lifesteps volunteer in the parking lot. It is not necessary to keep your medications in their original containers. A plastic zip bag for pills is acceptable and appreciated. 

We will accept medication for you, a family member or pet - expired or unwanted prescription medications, unneeded over-the-counter medicines, unknown tablets and capsules, and controlled medications such as narcotics or stimulants. Examples of medications include items that manage diabetes, and blood pressure and cholesterol medications.

Guidelines:

Items that WILL be accepted:

  • Medications do not need to be in their original containers
  • If they are not in a container, place medications in a plastic zip bag
  • Bring expired or unwanted prescription medications, unneeded over-the-counter medicines, unknown tablets and capsules, and controlled medications such as narcotics or stimulants (Examples of medications include items that manage diabetes, and blood pressure and cholesterol medications.)
  • Medications can belong to you, a family member or pet

Items that WILL NOT be accepted:

  • The DEA will no longer accept sharps/needles, thermometers, IV bags, personal care products and medical equipment.

For more information call 1-800-882-9539 or Click Here to visit the DEA website.


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