National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
301st Fighter Wing Drug Demand Reduction Program
/ Published October 20, 2017
NAVAL AIR STATION FORT WORTH JOINT RESERVE BASE, Texas --
Help keep your home safe and water supply free of pollutants by participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. To find a participating location near you, please visit the U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration .
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse and medications.
What is accepted:
- Prescriptions/Over-the-counter medications
- Veterinary medications
- Vitamin, minerals and samples
What is not accepted:
- Oxygen tanks
- Needles and other sharps
- Inhalers or thermometers
- Nebulizers or IV bags
Participants are asked to:
- keep medication in original containers
- mark through personal information
- stay in vehicle at all times
To find information on year-round disposal sites, visit www.meddropbox.org.