DEA’s National Drug Take Back Day

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – On Saturday, April 27, local law enforcement will participate in the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which gives residents a chance to safely dispose of their expired or unwanted prescription drugs.

By participating in Drug Take Back Day, citizens can help prevent drug abuse, theft, and accidental poisonings.

The drop-off is free and anonymous. Officials only ask that you drop off pills or patches only; no liquids, sharps, or needles.

These five locations will participate in the event from 10 am until 2 pm:

  • City of Dayton Safety Building – 335 W. Third St.
  • Central Patrol Operations Division – 248 Salem Ave.
  • East Patrol Operations Division North – 417 E. Helena St.
  • East Patrol Operations Division South – 2721 Wayne Ave.
  • West Patrol Operations Division – 951 Washington St.

If you cannot make it to the April 27 event, these locations also have drop-off boxes available for use Monday through Friday from 8 am until 4 pm.

For more information, click here.

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