The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) is teaming up with the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Seminole Prevention Coalition and area law enforcement to recognize National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
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
The service is free with no questions asked. Disposing of unwanted medications through approved drop-off locations helps eliminate the possibility of abuse, misuse and diversion.
This is the second national prescription drug disposal event held this year. At the April event, SCSO collected 168 pounds of prescription drugs from the community, and across the country, citizens turned in more than 552,161 pounds (276 tons) of unwanted or expired medications at more than 5,600 take-back sites in all 50 states and U.S. territories.