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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

October 28, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be hosting the “National Prescription Drug Take Back Day” nationwide. In the borderland area, the event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at over 10 locations in El Paso and 40 locations in New Mexico.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office will be participating in the event and accepting prescription drugs at the following locations:

1. Montana Patrol Station: 12501 Montana Avenue
2. North West Patrol Station: 435 E. Vinton Road Suite D in Anthony

For more information and to find a collection site near you, please visit www.DEATakeBack.com.

This event aims to assist the community in safely and anonymously disposing of prescription drugs that are no longer needed or have expired. Please note that collection sites will not accept syringes, sharps, or illicit drugs. If you are bringing liquid medicine, such as cough syrup, it should be in its original container with the cap tightly sealed to prevent any potential leaks.


October 28, 2023
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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