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Get Rid of Unused Medication Free April 28

You can drop off unused and expired medication and one of three Roseville locations during the free event.

Roseville residents have a one-day opportunity to safely get rid of unused and expired medication at a Medication Take Back Day set for Saturday, April 28.

The county-wide event will be held at 11 locations in Roseville, Granite Bay, Rocklin, Lincoln, Loomis, Auburn and Tahoe City from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In Roseville, residents have their choice of dropping off medication at one of three locations: Oakmont, Roseville and Woodcreek high schools.

The process is simple: Empty medications from bottle into a plastic sack or bag, secure it and anonymously drop it off at one of the locations.

What's accepted?

  • Prescription
  • Over the counter medications
  • Veterinary medications
  • Controlled substances

What's not accepted?

  • Illicit drugs
  • Aerosols or hydrogen peroxide
  • Sharps or lancets
  • Medical waste

This free medication drop-off day is a collaborative effort between local law enforcement, water quality, and public health entities as well as local schools, the Coalition for Placer Youth, the Placer Youth Commission and the DEA.

For more information, call 530-889-7238.

Medication Take Back Day
When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28
Where: 11 locations in Placer County; three in Roseville at , and
Cost: Free
Info: 530-889-7238

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