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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

A Message From Katherine

"I’m encouraging families to participate in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 26. As a mother of three boys, I feel it is our responsibility to our children to make sure we remove unused prescription drugs from our homes. A majority of children report that it is easy to get drugs out of their parents’ medicine cabinet, and this is often the first step to addiction. This epidemic affects all of our communities and participating in the National Take Back Initiative is something all of us can do to help keep our kids safe." –Katherine

Wondering What To Do With Old Prescriptions?

Turn in your expired or unused medications for safe disposal Saturday, April 26th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m during the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. There are numerous locations conveniently located throughout Massachusetts’ 5th district:

Ashland Police Department – 137 Main Street Ashland, MA 01721

Cambridge Police Department – 125 Sixth Street Cambridge, MA 02142

Framingham Police Department – 1 William Welch Way Framingham, MA 01702

Holliston Police Department – 550 Washington Street Holliston MA, 01746

Malden Police Department – 200 Pleasant Street Malden, MA 02148

Medford City Hall – 85 George P. Hassett Drive Medford, MA 02155

Melrose Police Department – 56 West Foster Street, Melrose MA 02176

Melrose Walgreens – 897 Main Street Melrose, MA 02176

Natick Police Department – 20 East Central Street Natick, MA 01760

Southborough Police Department – 19 Main Street Southborough, MA 01772

Sudbury Police Department – 275 Old Lancaster Road Sudbury, MA 01776

Waltham Police Department – 155 Lexington Street Waltham, MA 02452

Watertown Police Department – 552 Main Street Watertown, MA 02472

Wayland Police Department – 38 Cochituate Road Wayland, MA 01778

Woburn Police Department – 25 Harrison Avenue Woburn MA 01801

For further information click  here.