Free medication drop off locations in Roseville and Placer October 29

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Held in locations around Placer County

Roseville, CA – A free drug take-back event will be held at locations across Placer County on Saturday, October 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Local law enforcement in collaboration with youth organizations, utilities, public health entities, volunteers, and local schools will have delivery times from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will accept over-the-counter and controlled substances and veterinary drugs as follows. Vaping devices will also be assembled with batteries removed.

“Proper disposal also protects our environment by keeping these materials away from the water supply.”

Christina Evazes, health educator

record breaking group

Last year’s county-wide recall event broke Placer County’s record with more than 7,000 pounds of medication collected for safe disposal.

Roseville

Maidoo Community Center
1550 Maidoo Drive

Roseville High School
1 Tiger Road

Sun City – Roseville
7050 Del Web Blvd.

Loomis and Lincoln

Loomis
Del Oro High School
3301 Taylor Road

Lincoln
Lincoln Police Department.
770 Street 7

Rocklin

Rocklin Police Department
4080 Rocklin Road

Rocklin Fire Station
2001 Wildcat Blvd.

Auburn

Auburn
city ​​Council
1225 Lincoln Way

Justice Center, Placer County Government Center Campus
2929 Richardson Drive

What to do and what not to do

Do not remove pills from medicine bottles. Liquids can also be dropped into original bottles. Personal information can be removed or crossed out with a permanent marker, but this is not mandatory. All bottles will be burned.

Unacceptable items include sharps, scalpels, medical waste, illegal drugs, cannabis products, aerosols and hydrogen peroxide.

Christina Evazes, health educator at Health and Human Services in Placer County  Section, sections. “Proper disposal also protects our environment by keeping these materials away from the water supply.”

For questions about the event, residents are advised to call 916-258-2302.

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