Nationwide Drug Take-Back Event

Participate in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency Drug Take-Back Event by disposing of expired or unused prescription drugs on October 26, in McKinney. The free, anonymous, no-questions-asked program, in partnership with the city of McKinney and the Collin County Sheriff’s Office, provides participants with an opportunity to safely

dispose of all accumulated expired, unwanted and unused prescription drugs.

The program is available to everyone and is not dependent on being a resident of McKinney to participate. If an original container is submitted, any identifying information should be removed. Items that will be accepted are solid dosage pharmaceutical products and liquids in consumer containers, prescription, over-thecounter and liquid medications, vitamins and pet medicine. Items that will not be accepted are intravenous solutions, needles, syringes, mercury thermometers, chemotherapy or radioactive substances, oxygen containers, pressurized containers/ inhalers and illicit drugs.

Drug Take-Back hours are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Directional signs will be located at the intersections of College Street at Eldorado and Wilson Creek Parkways. Participants will drive in, give medications to a uniformed officer by the tent and leave without exiting their vehicle.

Location: 1550 S. College St., Bld. D, McKinney. For more information, call 972-547-7385 or visit bit.ly/DTB-McKinney.

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