April 27 is DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is an opportunity for healthcare providers to urge individuals to eliminate unnecessary medications from their homes to help curb medication misuse and opioid addiction. On April 27, between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm, anyone can drop off unused prescription medications at any of 12 designated collection sites across the District.
For a comprehensive list of collection sites, visit the DEA’s website.

Below is a list of drop-off sites in the District:

Ward 1

Mt. Pleasant Library – 3160 16 Street, NW
Third District Station1620 V Street, NW

Ward 2

Shaw Library – 1630 7 Street, NW

Ward 3

Second District Station – 3320 Idaho Avenue, NW

Ward 4

Fourth District Station – 6001 Georgia Avenue, NW

Ward 5

Fifth District Station – 1805 Bladensburg Road, NE
Woodridge Library 1801 Hamlin St NE

Ward 6

Southwest 900 Wesley Place, SW
First District Station – 101 M Street, SW

Ward 7

Sixth District Station – 5002 Hayes Street, NE

Ward 8

Seventh District Station – 2455 Alabama Avenue, SE
Anacostia Library – 1800 Marion Barry Avenue, SE