Free medication drop off locations in Roseville and Placer October 29
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.
Maidoo Community Center
1550 Maidoo Drive
Roseville High School
1 Tiger Road
Sun City – Roseville
7050 Del Web Blvd.
Loomis and Lincoln
Del Oro High School
3301 Taylor Road
Lincoln Police Department.
770 Street 7
Rocklin Police Department
4080 Rocklin Road
Rocklin Fire Station
2001 Wildcat Blvd.
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.