In conjunction with DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative
Take advantage of a free, convenient, confidential, and safe disposal of unused or expired medications during Operation Medicine Cabinet Cleanout on Saturday, October 24, 2020.
Why drop off your unwanted medications?
Drug take back programs are a safe method for disposing of prescription drugs and are organized and closely monitored by local, state, and federal government agencies.
Safe disposal of unused or expired medications prevents drug abuse and misuse, accidental poisoning, and protects the environment.
Saturday, October 24, 2020
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
- Drop off unused or expired medications at the locations listed below
(Accepted items: prescription and non-prescription pills, e-cigarettes and vaping devices with batteries removed, small liquid packs/pods for e-cigarettes and vaping devices, prescription ointments, and medications for pets. Not accepted: illegal drugs, pressurized canisters [inhalers/aerosol cans], needles, large sources of liquids, non-prescription ointments and lotions.)
- Disposal is FREE, convenient, confidential, and safe
- Safe handling of unused or expired medications:
- Protects the environment
- Prevents drug misuse
- Prevents accidental poisoning
- Fair Oaks District Station
12300 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax, VA 22033
- Franconia District Station
6121 Franconia Road, Alexandria, VA 22310
- Kings Park Library
9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke, VA 22015
- Mason District Station
6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003
- McLean District Station
1437 Balls Hill Road, McLean, VA 22101
- Mount Vernon District Station
2511 Parkers Lane, Alexandria, VA 22306
- Reston Hospital Center
1850 Town Center Parkway
Reston, VA 20190
Outside Pavilion 1, across from Parking Garage B
- Sully District Station
4900 Stonecroft Boulevard, Chantilly, VA 20151
Need help with a substance abuse issue?
- Emergency Services (24/7) – 703-573-5679 (TTY 711)
- Fairfax Detoxification Center (24/7) – 703-502-7000 (TTY 703-322-9080)
- CSB Entry & Referral Services – 703-383-8500
- Call 911 for life-threatening emergencies
Our community partners
Operation Medicine Cabinet Cleanout is a partnership with the Rotary Clubs of Fairfax County, the Fairfax Prevention Coalition and local businesses, in collaboration with the following Fairfax County government departments: Police, Health, Neighborhood and Community Services, Public Works and Environmental Services, and the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board.
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