MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Anyone can drop off old and expired prescription drugs at sites along the Gulf Coast this Saturday, Oct. 29.

It is the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Semi Annual Drug Take Back Day.

Law enforcement will collect unused medication anonymously to dispose of. Last October, over 372 tons of prescription drugs were collected at 4,982 collection sites.

Items being collected are:

  • tablets
  • capsules
  • patches
  • other solid forms of prescription drugs
  • vaping devices
  • cartridges (lithium batteries must be removed)

Liquids, syringes and illegal drugs will not be accepted.

Collection sites across the Gulf Coast operating from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. include:

Mobile County, AL

  • CVS – 1401 Hillcrest Rd, Mobile, AL 36695
  • Costco – 1450 Tingle Cir E, Mobile, AL 36606
  • Walgreens – 5530 Three Notch Rd, Mobile, AL 36619
  • CVS – 4453 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608
  • Walgreens – 5705 Cottage Hill Rd, Mobile, AL 36609
  • Mobile Police Department – 2460 Government St, Mobile, AL 36606

Baldwin County, AL

  • Bay Minette Police Department – 701 McMeans Ave, Bay Minette, AL 36507
  • Elberta Police Department – 13062 Main St, Elberta, AL 36530

Clark County, AL

  • Thomasville Police Department – 1010 Douglas Ave, Brewton, AL 36426

Escambia County, AL

  • East Brewton Police Department – 1010 Douglas Ave, Brewton, AL 36426

Monroe County, AL

  • Monroeville Police Department – 49 S Mt Pleasant Ave, Monroeville, AL 36460
  • Walmart – 3371 S Alabama Ave, Monroeville, AL 36460
  • Monroe Drugs – 360 S Alabama Ave, Monroeville, AL 36460

Santa Rosa County, FL

  • Gulf Breeze Police Department – 311 Fairpoint Dr, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561

Okaloosa County, FL

  • Shalimar Police Department – 2 Cherokee Rd, Shalimar, FL 32579

George County, MS

  • Wayne Lee’s Grocery – 12109 Old Highway 63, Lucedale, MS 39452

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