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Posted on: October 10, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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The BPD is partnering with Broomfield Public Health and Environment, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

We will be collecting expired or unused medication free of charge. Participants may dispose of medication in its original container, or by removing the medication from its container and disposing of it directly into the disposal box. If an original container is submitted, residents are encouraged to remove any identifying information from the prescription label. 

Details: 

Saturday, October 29, 2022
10 am - 2 pm
Parking lot of the Broomfield Police Department
7 DesCombes Drive, Broomfield, CO 80020
Email any questions to bpd@broomfield.org

Drug TakeBack Event

What is ACCEPTED:

  • Prescription medication
  • Over-the-counter medication
  • Liquid medication in original container (tightly sealed to prevent leaking) 
  • Medicated patches (except Fentanyl and Duragesic®  patches)
  • Medication samples
  • Medicated ointments
  • Vitamins
  • Pet medication

What is NOT ACCEPTED:

  • Marijuana
  • Illicit drugs (DEA schedule I drugs such as heroin, LSD, etc)
  • Chemotherapy drugs
  • Medical tools and supplies
  • Bloody or infectious waste
  • Personal care products
  • Thermometers
  • Empty containers
  • Intravenous solutions, injectables, and syringes will not be accepted due to the potential hazard posed by blood-borne pathogens.

If you can't make it, remember you can drop off your unused prescription and over-the-counter medication year-round in our drop box located in the lobby of the Broomfield Police Department. The lobby is open Monday-Friday from 8 am - 5 pm. No appointment is necessary.


 

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