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Prescription Drug Take-Back Day -
April 28, 2018

The US Drug Enforcement Administration (US DEA) announced the next Prescription Drug Take-Back Day as Saturday, April 28, 2018. 

All locations are accepting dry pills. Many locations are also accepting other materials (noted below). 

Local law enforcement agencies will be collecting prescription drugs at the following locations between 10:00 am-2:00 pm (*unless otherwise noted below). 

Bexley Police Department
Corner of Delmar Drive & N. Cassingham Road

Diley Ridge Medical Center Parking Lot
7911 Diley Road

Columbus Public Health
240 Parsons Avenue
Accepting dry pills, sharps (in puncture resistant container), and lancets

Franklin Township Police / Fire Station 192
2193 Frank Road
Accepting dry pills, needles, liquid medicines, inhalers, creams, and patches

Mifflin Township Police Department
2455 Agler Road

Dublin Justice Center
6565 Commerce Parkway

Perry Township Police Department
7125 Sawmill Road

Jackson Township Fire Station 202
3650 Hoover Road
Also accepting pet medications in pill, powder or patch form. All medications must be removed from packaging and placed in a clear, sealed bag. Empty containers are shredded.

Hilliard Police Department
5171 Northwest Pkwy

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

Reynoldsburg Police Department
7240 East Main Street

Upper Arlington Municipal Services Center
3600 Tremont Road

Blendon Township Complex
6340 Hempstead Road

Worthington Police Department
6555 Worthington Galena Road

Sharon Township Police Department
95 East Wilson Bridge Road

Kroger Locations
Accepting: dry pills, liquid medicines, aerosols, needles, creams, patches

  • Canal Winchester, 6095 Gender Road
  • Columbus, 3637 S. High Street
  • Dublin, 7625 Sawmill Road
  • Gahanna, 300 S. Hamilton Road
  • Hilliard, 4656 Cemetery Road
  • Westerville, 55 W. Schrock 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:

Dublin Police Department
6565 Commerce Parkway
Dublin, OH 43017
Phone: 614-889-1112
Email Dublin Police Department

Franklin County Government Center Lobby
369 South High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-525-4507
Email Franklin County Government Center
Grove City Division of Police
3360 Park Street
Grove City, OH 43123
Phone: 614-277-1710
Email Grove City Police
Hilliard Police Department
5171 Northwest Parkway
Hilliard, OH 43026
Phone: 614-334-2336
Email Hilliard Police Department
New Albany Police Department
50 Village Hall Road
New Albany, OH 43054
Phone: 614-855-7544
Email New Albany Police Department 
Pickerington Police Department
1311 Refugee Road
Pickerington, OH 43147
Phone: 614-575-6911
Email Pickerington Police Department

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.