Drug Take Back
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. The program is anonymous and no questions will be asked. This initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue.
The following sites will be open on October 24th from 10am to 2pm.
Williamsburg Fire Department
440 N. Boundary Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Williamsburg Fire Department will be taking prescription and over the counter medication. Shredding Truck, Food Drive and The Crime Prevention Unit will also be on site. Additional info click HERE
James City County Law Enforcement Center
4600 Opportunity Way
Williamsburg, VA 23188
JCC Police Department and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be collecting potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction. Prescription solid dosage medications (i.e. tablets and capsules) will be accepted. Intra-venous solutions, liquid medications, over-the-counter medications, injectables and needles will not be accepted, nor will illicit substances such as marijuana or methamphetamines. E-cigarettes and vaping devices will only be accepted if the batteries have been removed. More info HERE
Department of Public Works
105 Service Drive
Yorktown, VA 23692
York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office will host Drug Take Back. Needles will not be accepted. Shredding Truck, Food Drive and Crime Prevention Deputies on site. For more info click HERE
Unable to attend on October 24? Use the DEA search tool to locate a controlled substance public disposal location near you.