Take advantage of a free, convenient, confidential, and safe disposal of unused or expired medications during Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 24, 2021.
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, April 24, 2021
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
- 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
- West Springfield District Station
6140 Rolling Road, Springfield, VA 22152
Need help with a substance misuse 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
Can’t make it to Drug Take Back Day?
No problem. Learn about year-round prescription and over the counter medication disposal, including those prescribed by veterinarians.
Our community partners
The DEA Drug Take Back Day is coordinated by the Fairfax County Police Department in collaboration with the various Fairfax County government departments: the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, Health Department, Neighborhood and Community Services, Public Works and Environmental Services, and in partnership with the Rotary Clubs of Fairfax County, the Fairfax Prevention Coalition and local businesses.
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