Prescription Drug Drop Off Locations | Congressman Ami Bera

Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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Prescription Drug Drop Off Locations


If you can find old or expired drugs in your medicine cabinet, chances are a child, friend, or family member can stumble onto them just as easily. You could help save a life by safely disposing of these drugs.

Making it easier for people get rid of their prescriptions in a safe way is why I introduced and helped pass the bipartisan Dispose Responsibly of Pills (DROP) Act. My bill will help local law enforcement, clinics, pharmacies, and other authorized collectors provide permanent drop off sites for people to safely get rid of their medications.

Note: Some drop off locations may have certain requirements, such as placing prescriptions in a plastic ziplock bag before they're dropped into a bin. Known requirements are listed here and phone numbers are provided too so you may call to ask any questions.

Saturday, April 29th, 2017 - National Drug Take Back Day Locations:

Year-Round Prescription Drug Drop Off Locations:


 

Saturday, April 29th, 2017: National Drug Take Back Day Locations


Citrus Heights:


Citrus Heights Police Department
6315 Fountain Square Drive
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
(916) 727-5500
Hours: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Walgreens
6144 Dewey Dr.
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
Phone: 916–723–4118
Open 24 Hours
Note: No needles, liquids, inhalers, aerosol cans, hydrogen peroxide, lotions, illegal drugs, or thermometers.

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Elk Grove:


Walgreens
7299 Laguna Blvd
Elk Grove, CA 95758
(916) 691–4412
Open 24 Hours
Note: No needles, liquids, inhalers, aerosol cans, hydrogen peroxide, lotions, illegal drugs, or thermometers.

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Folsom:


Folsom Police Department
46 Natoma Street
Folsom, CA 95630
(916) 355-7239
Hours: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Note: Please remove pills from bottles and put in a plastic zipper bag. Syringes & epi pens not accepted. You may learn more on the Folsom Police Department’s website. 

Safeway Pharmacy
1850 Prairie City Road
Folsom, CA 95630
(916) 608-2450
Hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Note: Takes sharps in sharp containers but does not take controlled substances or over the counter drugs.

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Rancho Cordova:


Sacramento DEA
Hagan Park
2197 Chase Dr.
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
(916) 480-7100
Hours: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Rancho Cordova Police Department
2897 Kilgore Road
Rancho Cordova, CA, 95670
(916) 875 9600
Hours: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Note: Does not accept bottles, all pills must be in bags.

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Sacramento:


Sacramento County Sheriff
7000 65th St
Sacramento, CA 95823
(916) 876-8300
Hours: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Note: Doesn’t accept needles.

Sacramento County Sheriff
5510 Garfield Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95841
(916) 874-1021
Hours: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Note: For pills only.

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Year-Round Prescription Drug Drop Off Locations


Citrus Heights:


Walgreens
6144 Dewey Dr
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
Phone: 916–723–4118
Open 24 Hours
Note: No needles, liquids, inhalers, aerosol cans, hydrogen peroxide, lotions, illegal drugs, or thermometers.

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Elk Grove:


Elk Grove Police Station
8400 Laguna Palms Way
Elk Grove, CA 95758
(916) 478-8000
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Note: Doesn’t accept sharps.

Walgreens
7299 Laguna Blvd
Elk Grove, CA 95758
(916) 691–4412
Open 24 Hours
Note: No needles, liquids, inhalers, aerosol cans, hydrogen peroxide, lotions, illegal drugs, or thermometers.

Elk Grove Special Waste Collection Center
9255 Disposal Lane
Elk Grove, CA 95624
(916) 627-3232
Hours: Sunday through Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Note: Only for household generated sharps and over the counter drugs in original containers. Prescriptions may be dropped off at the Elk Grove Police Department.

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Folsom:


Folsom Police Department
46 Natoma Street
Folsom, CA 95630
(916) 355-7239
Hours: Weekdays from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM, excluding Wednesdays & holidays
Note: Please remove pills from bottles and put in a plastic zipper bag. Syringes & epi pens not accepted. You may learn more on the Folsom Police Department’s website.

Folsom Hazardous Materials Division
(916) 355-8350
Note: Available to Folsom residents only. The City of Folsom’s Hazardous Materials Division can come directly to your door to pick-up hazardous materials, including unused or expired prescription drugs, as long as they're not narcotics. Folsom residents may take other prescriptions to the Folsom Police Department. Please call for more information or email mwalker@folsom.ca.us and pcarrasco@folsom.ca.us for specific information.

Safeway Pharmacy
1850 Prairie City Road
Folsom, CA 95630
(916) 608-2450
Hours: Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Note: Takes sharps in sharp containers but does not take controlled substances or over the counter drugs.

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Rancho Cordova:


Rancho Cordova Police Department
2897 Kilgore Road
Rancho Cordova, CA, 95670
(916) 875 9600
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
Note: Does not accept bottles, all pills must be in bags.

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Sacramento: 


Valley Pharmacy
7600 Hospital Drive #A
Sacramento, CA 95823
(916) 423-2098
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
Note: Any needles must be in containers.

California State University, Sacramento Pharmacy
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 278-6040
Hours: Monday through Thursday from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM. Friday from 8:30 to 4:30 PM (Closed for lunch from Noon to 1:00 PM).
Note: The CSU, Sacramento pharmacy is on the first floor of the WELL building, located near the north end of Hornet Stadium. Needles, sharps or controlled substances are not accepted.

Sacramento County Sheriff
7000 65th St
Sacramento, CA 95823
(916) 876-8300
Hours: Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Note: Doesn’t accept needles.

Sacramento County Sheriff
5510 Garfield Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95841
(916) 874-1021
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Note: For pills only.

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North Highlands:

Sacramento County North Area Recovery Station
4450 Roseville Road
North Highlands, CA 95660
(916) 875-5555
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Note: All drugs must be placed in plastic bags.

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