As the opioid epidemic continues to grow throughout the country, communities are actively looking for ways to help curb abuse and misuse. In looking for ways to protect our community, we are aggressively looking for ways to get these drugs off the streets. My office now provides free drug deactivation kits. In addition, the Springfield District Office has a permanent opioid drop-off box, located at 6140 Rolling Road, Springfield, VA, 22152.
Walmart has also launched a first-of-its kind opioid disposal solution, available at no cost, in all company pharmacies. Walmart also continues to offer counseling to Walmart patients on proper opioid use when filling an opioid prescription at any one of its 4,700 pharmacies nationwide.