Bring in your unused medications during National Prescription Take-Back Day

empty orange prescription bottles

The Miami-Dade Police Department is participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration's National Take-Back Initiative.

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

You can bring in unwanted medications to district stations throughout our County on April 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hammocks District Station
10000 SW 142nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33186

Intracostal District Station
15665 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami Beach, FL 33160

Kendall District Station
7707 SW 117th Avenue, Miami, FL 33183

Midwest District Station
9101 NW 25th Street, Doral, FL 33172

Northside District Station
799 NW 81st Street, Miami FL 33150

Northwest District Station
5975 Miami Lakes Drive, Miami Lakes, FL 33014

South District Station
10800 SW 211th Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189

If you are unable to make it to this event and have medications you would like to dispose of please follow these disposal tips:

Dispose with household garbage

  • Keep medicine in original container and cross out your name and prescription number
  • Add water or soda to dissolve pills; Add something inedible to prevent ingestion of liquids
  • Secure the container with tape, place it in a larger bottle or container, seal it, then throw it in the trash
  • Do not flush expired or unwanted medication down the toilet or drain

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