Date & Time: April 21–22, 2023 8:30am – 2:00pm
Location: Garden City Campus

In partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to help prevent pill abuse and theft, Adelphi’s Department of Public Safety and Transportation continues its bi-annual tradition as a drop-off site for the safe disposal of potentially dangerous, expired or unwanted prescription drugs.

The service is free and anonymous, with no questions asked. See below for items accepted and not accepted by the DEA.

Accepted Items

  • Prescription patches
  • Prescription medications
  • Prescription ointments
  • Vape devices
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Vitamins
  • Sample medications
  • Pet Medications

Unaccepted Items

  • Aerosol Cans
  • Thermometers
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Inhalers
  • Bodily or infectious waste (biohazards)
  • Medications from Businesses

Drop-Off Dates and Locations

Day 1: Early Drop Off for the Adelphi Community

Friday, April 21, 2023
8:30am– 4:30pm
Levermore Hall Room 113 (Public Safety Office)

Day 2: National Drop Off

Saturday, April 22, 2023
10:00am – 2:00pm
Ruth S. Harley University Center Plaza

For more information, visit the DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day website.

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