Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

Fairfax County, Virginia

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Daryl Washington,
Executive Director

Safely dispose of unwanted medications at Drug Take Back Day - April 24, 2021

Drug Takeback Day logoTake 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

Drop-Off Sites

Need help with a substance misuse issue?

Call the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board:

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.

Printable Drug Take Back Day flyers

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Contact for news media inquiries: Lisa Flowers, Communications Director, 571-474-5435 (cell) or 703-324-7006 (office).

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