National Prescription Drug
Saturday, Oct. 27
10 a.m. Ė 2 p.m.
Drive-thru Legacy Hills Park Pavilion
The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is an opportunity to dispose of unwanted and/or expired medications safely, because throwing them in the trash or down the drain can be harmful to the local water supply.
There will be a drive-thru lane at the Legacy Hills Park Pavilion. Just hand your items to a volunteer, there is no need to get out of your vehicle. It is not necessary to keep your medications in their original containers. A plastic zip bag for pills is acceptable.
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.