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PROTECT YOUR
LOVED ONES

Lock up your medications and safely dispose of unused medications at a take-back program near you. Find one at TakeBackYourMeds.org.

TAKEBACKYOURMEDS.ORG

Drug Disposal during COVID-19 Pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Drug Take Back Day in April 2020 was cancelled. Both the Washington Poison Center and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recommend safely storing medications at home until advised otherwise.

For more information on safe storage during the pandemic, including mail back options, download the guide below.

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find a medicine
take-back
location

drop-boxes are located throughout Washington at particpacting retail pharmacies, hospital an clinic pharmacies and low enforcemet offices. most prescription and over-the-counter medicines are accepted unless specified.

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TAKE BACK YOUR MEDS

LOCK UP YOUR MEDS

  • LOCK UP YOUR 
    MEDICATIONS.

  • DISPOSE OF UNUSED 
    PILLS SAFELY.

  • TALK WITH YOUR 
    DOCTOR ABOUT OTHER 
    WAYS TO MANAGE PAIN.

  • ASK YOUR PHARMACIST TO
    FILL PRESCRIPTIONS 
    PARTIALLY.