El Paso County locations for national drug take back day

Posted at 4:03 PM, Apr 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-20 18:03:10-04

Colorado Springs Police want to get the word out about the 14th National Take Back Initiative.

The DEA is coordinating the nationwide effort which is focused on providing convenient locations for the public to drop off medications. The drug take back event will happen Saturday, April 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

They will take excess, unused and expired substances.

Here are the Colorado Springs and El Paso County locations:

  • Colorado Springs Police Department Police Operations Center – 705 South Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
  • El Paso County Household Hazardous Waste Facility – 3255 Akers Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80922
  • University of Colorado Memorial Hospital North – 4050 Briargate Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80920 
  • Security Fire Department, Station 1 – 400 Security Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80911