April 26: Turn in prescription drugs

April 26: Turn in prescription drugs

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April 26: Turn in prescription drugs

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 7:45 AM

Updated Monday, Apr 21 at 10:04 AM

On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., localities in Hampton Roads and across the country will collect expired, unwanted or unused medications and destroy them.

What will be accepted? Pills, liquids in their containers.  Liquids, such as cough syrup, should remain sealed in their original container.  NOTE: Remove identifying information from bottles or boxes ahead of time

What won't be accepted?  I-V solutions, injectibles, syringes

You will not be asked any questions about the items you turn in and will not be asked for identification.

Find more locations near you on the National Take Back Initiative Web site.  

CHESAPEAKE:
2nd Precinct, 1209 20th Street 
3rd Precinct, 949 N. George Washington Highway
4th Precinct, 4764 Station House Road
Sheriff's Office, 401 Albemarle Drive
Virginia State Police HQ, 1557 S. Military Highway

HAMPTON:
Sheriff''s Office, Carmel Center, Kings Way and Lincoln Street
Sentara Careplex Parking lot, 3000 Coliseum Drive
Langley AFB (Military only):  Satellite pharmacy, 51 Spaatz Drive

JAMES CITY COUNTY:
County Recreation Center at 5301 Longhill Rd.  

NEWPORT NEWS:
Newsome Park ES parking lot, 4200 Marshall Ave.
North Precinct, 368 Deshazor Drive
Sentara Port Warwick Hospital, near ER, 1031 Loftis Blvd.

NORFOLK:
Sidewalk in front of Police Ops. Center, 3661 E. Virginia Beach Blvd.
2nd Patrol Division, 2500 N. Military Highway

PORTSMOUTH:
Inside front door of Police Dept., 711 Crawford Street
Crime Prevention Office, 45 Afton Parkway
Fire Station #3, 4001 River Shore Road
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, pharmacy window 4B, Bldg. 2, 2nd floor

SUFFOLK:
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Walmart, 1200 North Main Street
Bennett’s Creek Pharmacy, 3219 Bridge Road

VIRGINIA BEACH:
Police 1st Precinct, 2509 Princess Anne Rd.
Police 2nd Precinct, 820 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Police 3rd Precinct, 926 Independence Blvd.
Police 4th Precinct, 840 Kempsville Rd.

YORK-POQUOSON:
York-Poquoson Sheriff's DARE Office, Washington Square Shopping Center, 5338-D George Washington Memorial Hwy.
 

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