Unwanted or expired prescription medications can be disposed of safely Saturday, according to San Diego County health officials.
San Diego County sheriff's deputies are hosting a "Prescription Drug Take Back Day" on Saturday, October 22, 2016.
The event is designed to curb prescription drug theft and abuse.
Deputies will be at dozens of locations across the county from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. accepting the donations with no questions asked.
Castle Park High School 1395 Hilltop Drive, Chula Vista
Coronado Police Station 700 Orange Avenue, Coronado
Imperial Beach Sheriff’s Station 845 Imperial Beach Blvd., Imperial Beach
Kaiser Permanente Otay Mesa 4650 Palm Ave., San Diego
National City Police Department 1200 National City Blvd., National City
Scripps Encinitas Hospital 354 Santa Fe Drive, Encinitas
Scripps Coastal Medical Center 2176 Salk Ave., Carlsbad
Scripps Rancho Bernardo Clinic 15004 Innovation Drive, San Diego
Tri-City Medical Center 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside
Fallbrook Sheriff's Station 388 E. Alvarado St., Fallbrook
Escondido Police Station 1163 N. Centre City Pkwy., Escondido
Albertson’s Parking Lot 1459 Main St., Ramona
Poway Sheriff's Station 13100 Bowron Road, Poway
Walgreens Parking Lot 310 Sycamore Ave., Vista
Kaiser Permanente San Marcos 400 Craven Road, San Marcos
Scripps Green Hospital 10666 N. Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla
Sharp Health Care Corp. Office 8695 Spectrum Center Blvd., San Diego
SDPD Eastern Division 9225 Aero Drive, San Diego
SDPD Central Division 2501 Imperial Ave., 92102
SDPD Northwestern Division 12592 El Camino Real, San Diego
San Diego County Juvenile Hall 2801 Meadow Lark Dr., San Diego
SDPD Mid-City Division 4310 Landis Street, San Diego
Mesa College Police Sub-Station 7250 Mesa College Dr., San Diego
Veteran’s Administration Hospital 3350 La Jolla Village Dr., San Diego
San Diego District Attorney’s Office (Hall of Justice) 330 W Broadway, San Diego
SDPD Western Division 5215 Gaines St., San Diego
SDPD Northern Division 4275 Eastgate Mall, La Jolla
UCSD – Lot 705 at Voigt & Campus Point Dr., San Diego
Walgreens Parking Lot 10512 Mission Gorge Rd., Santee
Alpine Sheriff’s Station 2751 Alpine Blvd., Alpine
El Cajon Police Department 100 Civic Center Way, El Cajon
La Mesa Police Department 8085 University Ave., La Mesa
SDSU – Parking Info Booth 6095 Canyon Crest Dr. via College Ave.
Lemon Grove Sheriff’s Station 3240 Main Street, Lemon Grove
Walgreens Parking Lot 9728 Winter Gardens Blvd., Lakeside
(Military, Retirees, Beneficiaries, & Staff Only)
Naval Medical Center San Diego (Balboa) Baxter Circle Between Bldg. 2 & 3
Navy Exchange 32nd St., in the NEX Lot @ Callagan Hwy gate
MCAS Miramar Exchange Building #2660 Elrod Avenue
If you are unable to drop off your unwanted prescriptions Saturday, you can do it during business hours any Monday through Friday at a sheriff's station or substation.
For a list of drop-off locations, go to this website.