Some county buildings are reopening to the public on June 1, while other services remain online. See current safer-at-home order with face coverings.

Resources are available for those impacted by COVID-19. For help, submit questions or call 720-776-0822 weekdays (9 a.m.-5 p.m.).

Level 1 Fire Restrictions remain in place for western Boulder County. View the flyer and map for more details. No fires, no shooting.

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Saturday, April 27

Drop off unwanted medication on April 27

Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County residents can drop off unwanted prescription medication at drug collection events on Saturday, April 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 Sherriff’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.