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Posted on: April 25, 2022

[ARCHIVED] National Prescription Drug ‘Take Back Day” being held on April 30th – 10AM to 2PM

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On Saturday, April 30, 2022 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 – Goochland.  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, April 30th.

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

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Fire-Rescue Station #1 - ManakinFire-Rescue Station #5 - Goochland
180 River Road West
Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103
2710 Fairground Road
Goochland, VA 23063


For more information about the disposal of prescription drugs or about the April 30th Prescription Drug Take Back Day event, visit the DEA Diversion website at  https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html or contact the Goochland County Sheriff's Office at (804) 556-5349.

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https://www.dea.gov/takebackday
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