Where to drop off prescriptions during Drug Take Back Day

Published: Oct. 14, 2021 at 8:33 AM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Residents will have the opportunity to drop off expired, unused, or unwanted prescription drugs during the Fall 2021 Drug Take Back Day happening Sat., Oct. 23.

Representatives from the local Drug Enforcement Agency, the Baton Rouge Police Department along with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana are partnering for the annual event.

In the Capital Area, residents can drop off their prescriptions during the socially distanced, drive-through event from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Participants can drive through the covered, front entrance of BRPD headquarters located at 9000 Airline Hwy. on the side near Airline Highway/Connell’s VIllage.

Law enforcement will safely dispose of everything that is collected.

If you can’t make it to Saturday’s event, BRPD and law enforcement agencies throughout the state have secure drop boxes where you can get rid of old prescriptions year-round.

To view a full list of collection sites, CLICK HERE.

For more information on Drug Take Back Day, visit the DEA online here.

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