National Prescription Drug Take Back Day: Saturday, Oct. 28

October 26, 2017
Stock imagery of pills from National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Columbia University Department of Public Safety, the New York City Police Department, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are once again partnering for the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, a free service open to all members of Columbia and its neighboring communities.

On Saturday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., individuals may anonymously turn in their unused or expired prescription medication for safe disposal at the following University locations; only pills or patches will be accepted for disposal:

  • Medical Center: In front of the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center, 104 Haven Avenue
  • Morningside: College Walk, 116th Street and Broadway

Download the flyer in English (.pdf) or Spanish (.pdf).



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