The Gist: Gwinnett County residents have a chance to safely dispose of their unused medications on Saturday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., protecting both the environment and lives.
The Details: This event is part of the National Drug Take Back Initiative. It offers people an opportunity to get rid of old or unwanted medications without risking environmental contamination or accidental poisonings. Those dropping off medications won’t face any questions about their medical history or the origin of the drugs.
Drop-off Locations on October 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.:
- Police Headquarters at 770 Hi Hope Road, Lawrenceville
- Universal Church/Iglesia Universal at 6081 Singleton Road, Norcross
- District 2 – South Precinct at 2180 Stone Drive, Lilburn
- District 3 – North Precinct at 2735 Mall of Georgia Blvd, Buford
- District 4 – East Precinct at 2273 Alcovy Road, Dacula
- District 5 – Central Precinct at 3125 Satellite Blvd, Duluth
- District 6 – Bay Creek Precinct at 185 Ozora Road, Loganville
Why It Matters: Proper disposal of medications ensures the safety of both the community and the environment. It prevents potential water contamination and reduces the risk of accidental overdoses.
How You Can Help: Residents are urged to comb through their medicine cabinets and safely discard any unwanted or unused medications during this event.