Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, Oct. 27: Drop Off Unwanted Prescriptions for Safe Disposal


The Cambridge Police Department and Cambridge Public Health Department are hosting a medication take-back day on Saturday, October 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Cambridge Police Department, 125 Sixth Street in Cambridge.

Personnel will be available to accept unwanted prescriptions, vitamins, and over-the-counter medications.

For residents who cannot attend the event on October 27, unused medications may be deposited anonymously at any time (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) in the drop box in the first floor lobby of the police station.

To learn more about the event, contact Tali Schiller at 617-665-3872 or naschiller@challiance.org. 

For more information on medication disposal and safety in Cambridge, visit the Cambridge Public Health Department's medication disposal web page.

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Christine Elow
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