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Prescription Drug Take Back Day - Saturday, October 29th
Friday, October 28, 2022

DEA Take Back Poster

DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is
Saturday, October 29th, 2022

Keep them safe.
Clean them out.
Take them back.

Improper disposal of unused medications is a major threat to water quality. Medications that are flushed down the toilet or thrown in the trash can make its way to our rivers and harm aquatic life and our community. It can also lead to accidental poisoning, misuse, and overdose. 

Help us avoid contamination of Oregon's waterways and keep our communities safer and healthier. On October 29th, we encourage you to bring your unused or unwanted medications to a local law enforcement agency, safely and anonymously.

For drop off locations near you and to read more about this event, go to dea.gov/takeback.


For year-round disposal options, click here.


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