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San Diego County Sheriff's Department
Monday April 24th, 2017 :: 12:26 p.m. PDT


National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Looking to get rid of unwanted and expired prescription drugs?

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department will collect and dispose of these medicines during the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

The event is on:
Saturday, April 29th
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sheriff’s Deputies will be at the following locations:

Alpine Sheriff's Station
2751 Alpine Boulevard

Encinitas – Scripps Encinitas Hospital
354 Santa Fe Drive

Fallbrook Sheriff's Substation
388 East Alvarado Street

Imperial Beach Sheriff's Substation
845 Imperial Beach Boulevard

Lakeside – Walgreens Parking Lot
9728 Winter Gardens Boulevard

Lemon Grove Sheriff's Substation
3240 Main Street

Poway Sheriff's Station
13100 Bowron Road

Ramona – Albertson's Parking Lot
1459 Main Street

San Marcos – Kaiser Permanente
400 Craven Road

Santee – Walgreens Parking Lot
9305 Mission Gorge Road

Spring Valley – Steele Canyon High School
12440 Campo Road

Vista – Walgreens Parking Lot
310 Sycamore Avenue

This service is free and anonymous. No sharps or needles accepted.
Unwanted or expired prescription drugs can be dangerous to the community by falling into the wrong hands.

If you can't participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Day, you can always drop off unwanted prescriptions at any Sheriff's Station or Substation during normal business hours. For more information, visit:

San Diego County Sheriff's Department
9621 Ridgehaven Ct
San Diego, CA 92123

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 858-565-5200

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