• National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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    ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando-area residents will once again have the opportunity this weekend to safely dispose of old, expired or unwanted prescription medications. 

    On Saturday, the "National Prescription Take Back Day" initiative will start at 10 am and end at 2 pm. The Orlando Police Department will staff 8 different locations throughout the City of Orlando.

    Orange County

    Orange County Sheriff's Office
    Central Operations
    2500 W. Colonial Drive
    Orlando, FL 32804

    Northwest Orange County Sheriff's Substation
    1111 North Rock Spring Road
    Apopka, FL 32712

    East Orange County Sheriff's Substation
    11000 Lake Underhill Road
    Orlando, FL 32808

    West Orange County Sheriff's Substation
    475 West Story Road
    Ocoee, FL 34761

    South Orange County Sheriff's Substation
    2400 West 33rd Street
    Orlando, FL 32839

    City of Orlando

    Orlando Police Department
    100 S. Hughey Ave
    Orlando, Florida 32801

    Southeast Community Police Office
    6207 Pershing Avenue
    Orlando, FL 32822

    Northeast Community Police Office
    595 N. Primrose Drive
    Orlando, FL 32803

    Southwest Community Police Office
    6441 Raleigh Street
    Orlando, FL 32835


    Northwest Community Police Office
    4801 Silver Star Road
    Orlando, FL 32808


    Arnold Palmer Childrens Hospital
    92 West Miller Avenue
    Orlando, FL 32806


    Orlando Regional Healthcare System
    1414 South Kuhl Avenue
    Orlando, FL 328069

    Lake Nona Community Police Office
    10727 Narcoossee Road
    Suite B
    Orlando, Florida

    City of Winter Park

    Winter Park Police Department
    Public Safety Building Lobby - Winter Park PD
    500 N. Virginia Avenue
    Winter Park, FL 32789

    City of Maitland

    Maitland Police Department
    Maitland Police Department
    1837 Fennell Street
    Maitland, FL 32751

    City of Ocoee

    Ocoee Police Department
    646 Ocoee Commerce Parkway
    Ocoee, FL 34761

    University of Central Florida

    UCF Police Department
    University of Central Florida
    4000 Central Florida Blvd
    UCF Police Department #150 Libra Drive
    Orlando, FL 32816

     

    Seminole County

    On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. prescription drugs may be turned in at the following 11 locations:

    *   Altamonte Springs Police Department- ASPD Mall COPS Center, lower level between JC Penney and          Macy's, 451 E. Altamonte Dr., Altamonte Springs

     *   Casselberry Police Department - 4195 S. U.S. Highway 17-92, Casselberry

     *   Lake Mary Police Department - 165 E. Crystal Lake Ave., Lake Mary

     *   Longwood Police Department - 235 W. Church Ave., Longwood

     *   Sanford Police Department - 815 Historic Goldsboro Blvd., Sanford

     *   Oviedo Police Department - 300 Alexandria Blvd., Oviedo

     *   Winter Springs Police Department - 300 N. Moss Rd., Winter Springs

     *   Seminole County Sheriff's Office

     *   Main Office- 100 Bush Blvd., Sanford

     *   East Region Office - 1225 Broadway St., Oviedo *   North Region Office - 805 Primera Blvd., Lake Mary

     *   South Region Office - 120 W. Pineview St., Altamonte Springs

     

    Lakeland, Polk County:

    On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Citizens may turn in unused, expired, or unwanted Human and Pet Medications at the Lakeland Police Department, located at 219 N Massachusetts Avenue

    For folks unable to attend on Saturday, unwanted medications may also be taken to the county's permanent drop site located at the Winter Haven Police Department, 125 North Lake Silver Drive NW, in Winter Haven, weekdays between 9 AM and 5 PM.

    For more information on the local Pill Drop event or locations, please contact StandUP Polk at (863) 802-0777.

     

    Brevard County:

    Cocoa Beach: On Saturday at the Cocoa Beach Police Department between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

    Melbourne: At the Melbourne Police Department from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The disposal site is the police headquarters building at 650 N. Apollo Boulevard.

     

    Marion County:

    From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., a uniformed officer will be stationed at the following "no questions asked" collection sites: 

    • Marion County Sheriff's Office South Marion District Office, 8230 S.E. 165th Mulberry Lane
    • The Villages  Marion County Sheriff's Office Southwest District Office, 9048 SW HWY 200,
    • Ocala Police Department, 402 S. Pine Avenue, Ocala  

     

    Osceola County:

    Citizens who have unwanted prescription drugs can drop them off at three sites in Osceola County:

    • Publix at Pleasant Hill Commons located at 3343 S. Orange Blossom Trail in Kissimmee
    • Publix Sabor located at 1980 E. Osceola Parkway in Kissimmee
    • Publix Center of St. Cloud located at 4401 13th Street in St. Cloud.

    All locations will have deputies from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

     

    Volusia County:

    Saturday's event is free and anonymous. The Sheriff's Office's drop-off sites will be at the following locations:

    *   1706 S. Woodland Blvd., DeLand
    *   1691 Providence Blvd., Deltona
    *   94 S. U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary
    *  999 3rd Street, Holly Hill
    *  101 E. Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach

    * Daytona Beach Police Department headquarters located at 129 Valor Blvd

    * Daytona Beach Beachside Precinct located at 510 Harvey St.

     

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