Free medication take-back at 13 locations October 27


Published on October 22, 2018

A free medication take-back event will take place at several locations throughout Placer County on Saturday, October 27.

Local law enforcement in collaboration with the Coalition for Placer Youth, the Coalition for Auburn and Lincoln Youth, the Rx Drug Safety Placer Nevada Coalition, public health entities and local schools, will hold drop offs in the western part of the county from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. They will accept prescription and over-the-counter drugs, controlled substances and veterinary medications at the following locations. In addition, Tahoe Truckee Future Without Drug Dependence and law enforcement partners will host two events in the North Lake Tahoe area, one in Tahoe City from 9 a.m. to Noon and another in Truckee from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Roseville (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)

Maidu Community Center
1550 Maidu Drive

Roseville High School
1 Tiger Way

Sun City - Roseville
7050 Del Web Boulevard

Loomis (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)

Del Oro High School
3301 Taylor Road

Granite Bay (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)

Granite Bay High School
1 Grizzly Way

Lincoln (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)

Lincoln Police Department
770 7th Street

Rocklin (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)

Rocklin Police Department
4080 Rocklin Road

Rocklin Fire Station Number 3
2001 Wildcat Boulevard

Auburn (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)

City Hall
1225 Lincoln Way

Justice Center, DeWitt
2929 Richardson Drive

Colfax (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)

PCSO Substation
10 Culver Street

North Lake Tahoe area
Truckee (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Gateway Shopping Center
11290 Donner Pass Road

Tahoe City (9 a.m. - Noon)
Vacant Fire Station
300 North Lake Boulevard

Pills should be emptied from bottles into plastic bags and then sealed. Liquids can be dropped off in original bottles; personal information should be removed or crossed out with a permanent marker.

Unacceptable items include sharps and lancets, medical waste, illicit drugs, including cannabis products, aerosols and hydrogen peroxide.

For questions about the event, residents are encouraged to call 916-258-2302.