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Posted on: October 20, 2021

[ARCHIVED] National Prescription Drug ‘Take Back Day” being held on Saturday, October 23rd – 10AM to 2PM

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On Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Goochland County Sheriff’s Office and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse & theft during the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

The public can rid their homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs by bringing them for disposal to Fire-Rescue Station #1 – Manakin and Fire-Rescue Station #5 – Courthouse.  Goochland County, the Goochland County Sheriff's Office, and the Rural Substance Abuse Awareness Coalition (RSAAC) urge the public to bring your pills for disposal to the locations below between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 23rd.

During this opportunity, the DEA cannot accept liquids, needles, or sharps, only pills or patches. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Goochland Collection Sites
Fire-Rescue Station #1 - Manakin
180 River Road West
Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103

Fire-Rescue Station #5 - Courthouse
2710 Fairground Road
Goochland, VA 23063


For more information about the disposal of prescription drugs or about the October 23rd Prescription Drug Take Back Day event, visit the link below to the DEA Diversion website or contact the Goochland County Sheriff's Office at (804) 556-5349.

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