Free Drug Withdrawal Event Set for County Fresno

Posted on October 12, 2021

(KMJ) – The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office has announced a free drug withdrawal event for later this month.

National Drug Enforcement Administration Take Back Day

What: Prescription drug disposal event

When: Saturday, October 23, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: Fresno Sheriff’s Substation – 5717 East Shields Avenue – Fresno, CA

Fresno County Sheriff’s Office personnel will be on hand to remove unwanted prescription drugs. This free service is open to all residents and is completely anonymous. We recommend packing pills in a resealable plastic bag, but original pill containers are acceptable.

And the sheriff’s office encourages you to remove prescription labels as they contain personal information. Solid and liquid medication can be disposed of. But MPs say that medical sharp objects will not be accepted.

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