National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

To improve safety in our homes, communities, and waterways, the Division of Public Health is coordinating with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 29th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Delawareans can discard their expired and unused medicines at one of 33 designated collection sites statewide. Identification is not required and no questions will be asked. Collection sites will accept prescription and over-the-counter pills, liquids, and cream medications, and even pet medications. No syringes or inhalers will be accepted.

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“We must view addiction as the chronic disease it is. We can all improve the safety of our homes and communities by properly disposing of unused medicines,” said DHSS Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker. “National studies show that almost two-thirds of people who misuse prescription drugs get them from friends and family, including by raiding medicine cabinets, purses, and drawers.”

21 PERMANENT COLLECTION SITES have also been established at Police Departments & Walgreens in Delaware

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