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Posted on: April 20, 2019

[ARCHIVED] National Prescription Drug 'Take Back Day' being held on April 27th - 10AM to 2PM

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On Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Goochland County Sheriff’s Office and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse & theft during the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

This is the 17th opportunity in 9 years for the public to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Goochland County, the Goochland County Sheriff's Office, and the Rural Substance Abuse Awareness Coalition (RSAAC) urge the public to bring your pills for disposal to the following locations between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on April 27th.

During this opportunity, the DEA cannot accept liquids, needles, or sharps, only pills or patches. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Fire-Rescue Station #5 - Courthouse

2710 Fairground Road

Goochland, VA 23063


West Creek Emergency Center

12720 Tuckahoe Creek Court

Richmond, VA 23238

 For more information about the disposal of prescription drugs or about the April 27th Prescription Drug Take Back Day event, visit the link below to the DEA Diversion website or contact the Goochland County Sheriff's Office at (804) 556-5349.

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