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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

The US Drug Enforcement Administration (US DEA) announced the next Prescription Drug Take-Back Day as Saturday, October 28, 2017.  Unless otherwise noted, you may only bring dry pills to the collection event for proper disposal.  Local law enforcement agencies will be collecting prescription drugs at the following locations between 10:00am-2:00pm. 
​Bexley Police Department Front Lobby
​559 North Cassingham Road
​Columbus Public Health
​240 Parsons Avenue
​* Accepting pills, sharps (in puncture resistant container)
​   and lancets

Franklin Township
​Fire Station 192
​2193 Frank Road
​* 9am-2pm, accepting pills, needles, and liquid medicines

​Hilliard Police Department
​5171 Northwest Parkway

Perry Township
​Perry Township Police
​7125 Sawmill Road

Participating Kroger Locations
​Canal Winchester - 6095 Gender Road *
​Columbus - 3637 South High Street *
​Columbus - 2090 Crowne Plaza Drive *
​Gahanna - 300 South Hamilton Road *
​Hilliard - 4656 Cemetery Road *
​Westerville - 55 West Schrock Road *

​* All Kroger locations will accept pills, liquid medicine, aerosols,
​   needles, creams, & patches

Canal Winchester
​​Diley Ridge Medical Center Parking Lot
​​7911 Diley Road

​Dublin Justice Center
​6565 Commerce Parkway

Groveport Police Department
​5690 Clyde Moore Drive

New Albany
​New Albany Police/Plain Township Fire Department
​9500 Johnstown Road

Upper Arlington​
​Municipal Services Center​
​3600 Tremont Road

​Worthington Police
​6555 Worthington Galena Road

Permanent Drug Drop-Off Locations

In Franklin County there are several permanent Prescription Drug Drop-Off locations for your convenience. Each location accepts dry, prescription pills. If you have other items such as liquid medicines, inhalers, needles, creams, or patches, please verify that they are accepted by calling first.

​ Listed below are all the Franklin County community drop-off locations that are open to the public:

  • Reynoldsburg Police Department
    7240 E Main Street
    Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
    Phone: 614-866-6622
  • Upper Arlington Municipal Services Center
    3600 Tremont Road
    Upper Arlington, OH 43221
    Phone: 614-583-5042
  • Westerville Division of Police
    29 S State Street
    Westerville, OH 43081
    Phone: 614-901-6860
    Email Westerville Police
  • Whitehall Division of Police
    365 S Yearling Road
    Whitehall, OH 43213
    Phone: 614-237-6333
    Email Whitehall Police
  • Worthington Division of Police
    6555 Worthington Galena Road
    Worthington, OH 43085
    Phone: 614-885-4463
    Email Worthington Police

Additional Information

For a list of additional drop-off locations outside of central Ohio, please visit the Rx Drug Box website.