National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Is Coming. Find a Location Near You.

By: Darwin Paz, Digital Assistant

April 28, 2017

On April 29, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., multiple state agencies will provide Pennsylvanians with an opportunity to turn in expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs at various drug take-back locations across the commonwealth in observance of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

These take-back locations are meant to prevent pill abuse and theft by providing residents a local place to rid their homes of potentially dangerous prescription drugs. These locations include police departments, pharmacies, fire stations and even DEA offices.

A result of Governor Wolf’s fight against the heroin and opioid epidemic, Pennsylvania now has 584 take-back locations in its 67 counties, making it easier for residents to find a location near them.

Find a drug take-back location near you:

Thanks to the collaborative efforts of the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, the Pennsylvania State Police, and the Drug Enforcement Administration, residents this weekend will have access to multiple drug take-back locations.

To safely discard of any prescription drugs this Saturday, use the map above to find your local, free and anonymous drug take-back location. For take-back locations open all year in Pennsylvania, visit this drug take-back location search tool.

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