National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day


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.