October 28 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
There will also be a collection site in the parking lot next to Kaiser Permanente at 3501 Stockdale Highway.
The medications can be dropped off from 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday at Hy-Vee, 115 S. 29th St., and Family Pharmacy in Dayton, 21 S. Main St.
Local agencies around Southern Colorado will be helping the DEA dispose of unwanted prescription drugs Saturday.
Authorities in San Diego and Imperial counties collected more than nine tons in 2016, according to the DEA. He urges Missourians to find local collection points on the DEA's website, clicking on the drug take back banner, and entering in the desired zip code.More news: Iraq's Kurds offer to freeze results of independence vote
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Bring your pills in for disposal to any of a variety of locations listed in the event flyer. Overall, in its 12 previous Take-Back events, the DEA and its partners have taken in more than 3,500 tons - over 7.1 million pounds - of pills. Medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse, and abuse.
"Please clean out your medicine cabinets and make your home safe from potential drug theft and abuse", Galvan said.
This service is free of charge, no questions asked.
"The abuse of these prescription drugs has fueled the nation's opioid epidemic, which has led to the largest rate of overdose deaths this country has ever seen".
The Sheridan Police Department, Sheridan County Public Health and Walgreens have partnered to give area residents a way to dispose of old medications.