Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

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Daryl Washington
Executive Director

Safely dispose of unwanted medications at Drug Take Back Day - October 28, 2023

Take advantage of free, convenient, confidential, and safe disposal of unused or expired medications during Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 28, 2023.

Prescription Drug Take Back Day logo

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 misuse and accidental poisoning and protects the environment.

Saturday, October 28, 2023
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 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.

For media inquiries, contact CSBCommunications@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Printable Drug Take Back Day PDF flyers

Download a PDF flyer – available in various languages – with information about the program.

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