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April 24 is National Drug Take Back Day

Posted on April 21, 2021


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Saturday, April 24 is the DEA’s National Drug Take Back Day, a day where you can anonymously dispose of any unwanted or expired prescription drugs or medications. Properly disposing of medications is important in order to prevent theft and misuse, and also to protect the environment. Medications that end up in the water supply, sewage system or landfills can be harmful to animals, plants and even people.

Drop-off opportunities are available locally in East Haddam and East Hampton, and the Colchester Police maintain a year-round drop-box.

EAST HADDAM: Saturday, April 24
10:00am-2:00pm
East Haddam Police Department
1 Plains Road, Moodus

EAST HAMPTON: Saturday, April 24
10:00am-2:00pm
East Hampton Town Hall
1 Community Drive, East Hampton

COLCHESTER: Monday-Friday
8:00am – 4:30pm
Colchester Police Department
128 Norwich Avenue, Colchester
*call 860-537-7270 to drop-off after hours or on weekends

More info can be found at DEATakeBack.com.