CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — National Drug Take Back Day is on Saturday, April 22, and lots of places in West Virginia are accepting old prescriptions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Here’s a breakdown of locations in north central West Virginia’s major cities. If you don’t see a drop-off location near you, you can search for your ZIP code on the U.S. Department of Justice’s Drug Enforcement Administration website.
|Clarksburg||Walgreens on Rosebud Avenue|
|Clarksburg||Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center|
|Clarksburg||Walmart – East Point Shopping Center|
|Bridgeport||Bridgeport Police Department|
|Fairmont||Fairmont Police Department Public Safety Building|
|Doddridge County||Doddridge County Sheriff’s Department|
|Doddridge County||West Virginia State Police West Union|
|Morgantown||SAM’s Club Pharmacy on University Town Centre Drive (Granville PD)|
|Morgantown||Pierpont Landing Pharmacy|
|Morgantown||Kroger at Suncrest Town Centre|
|Morgantown||The Village at Heritage Point off J.D. Anderson Drive|
|Morgantown||Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department|
|Morgantown||Mon Health Medical Center|
|Braxton County||Braxton County Courthouse|
|Pocahontas County||Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office|
Some pharmacies like Walgreens and CVS have safe medication disposal boxes that are operational year-round. While not all CVS and Walgreens locations have a box, according to CVS’s website, all stories without a box now offer DiposeRx at no cost to patients filling an opioid prescription, and Walgreens’ website says that DisposeRx packets are available by request.