Rx Take Back Information:
October 23rd, 2021 is the next DEA National Rx Take Back Day! Check the DEA's website for more information by clicking HERE, since they continuously update this site as new locations register. In the meantime, scroll down to learn more about DEA Take Back Days OR to find a permanent safe disposal site near you.
What is Take-Back Day?
The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse and medications.
No DEA registrants, illegal or recreational drugs. Medications should be dropped off in original containers. Remove confidential info leaving only the name of the medication. Containers should not be larger than 5 inches in height and not more than 3 inches in diameter.
What to do in between National Take-Back Days:
No need to wait for the next take-back day! Find a safe, permanent dropoff site near you. Please see the locations for RX drop offs in Placer and Nevada Counties on the page below, or check on the DEA website.