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October 24, 2018

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County residents can drop off unwanted prescription medication at drug collection events on Saturday, October 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Bring your pills, patches or small amounts of liquid medication for safe disposal. Items not accepted at this collection include:

  • Syringes
  • Inhalers
  • Chemotherapy drugs

The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting the following drop off locations:

  • Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters, located at: 5600 Flatiron Parkway, Boulder
  • Lyons Substation, located at: 432 Fifth Avenue, Lyons
  • Superior Substation, located at: 405 Center Drive, Unit F, Superior

For more information about safely disposing unwanted medication in Boulder County, including what to do with liquid medication and syringes, visit: www.bouldercounty.org/families/disease/safely-dispose-of-unwanted-medication-and-syringes/. Additional safe disposal locations are available throughout Boulder County and regularly accept unused and unwanted prescription drugs.