Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Event Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Event Time: 10:00 am CST
Event End Time: 2:00 pm CST
Event Category / Group: CA Event / Community Association Calendar

imgNational Prescription Drug
Take-Back Day 

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.

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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