Take Back Meds Day

Drop off your unused and expired medications for safe disposal during Take Back Meds Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 29, 2017.

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The National Take Back Meds Day is a partnership with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Walgreens and area cities to allow residents to bring expired, unused and unwanted over-the-counter and prescription drugs, veterinary medicines, samples, vitamins and herbal supplements for safe disposal -- no questions asked. Medications are accepted at the following Walgreens locations:

  • 4324 Golden Triangle Blvd.
  • 9625 White Settlement Road
  • 3100 McCart Ave.
  • 6205 Westcreek Drive
  • 6346 Camp Bowie Blvd.
  • 4200 E. Lancaster Ave.
  • 8600 S. Hulen St.

Medications will also be accepted at the following partnered city collection sites:

  • La Gran Plaza Mall
    4200 S. Freeway.
  • Richland Hills Fire Department
    3201 Diana Drive
  • City of Weatherford
    1007 S. Main St.
  • Saginaw Fire Station No. 1
    400 S. Saginaw Blvd.
  • Haltom City Police Department
    5110 Broadway Ave.

No illegal drugs are accepted. Residents are asked to remove all personal information from containers before dropping off medicines. These items are not accepted: oxygen tanks, needles and other sharps, inhalers or thermometers, nebulizers and IV bags.

For more information, contact our 24-hour hotline at 817-392-1234.

Accepted

  • Prescriptions/over-the-counter
  • Veterinary medications
  • Vitamins, minerals and samples

Not Accepted

  • Oxygen tanks, inhalers or nebulizers
  • Needles and other sharps
  • Thermometers or IV bags

Before you arrive

  • Keep medicines in original containers
  • Mark through personal information
  • Stay in your vehicle at all times