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Available locations for National Drug Take Back Day

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Posted at 10:23 AM, Oct 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-23 11:23:44-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — This Saturday is National Drug Take Back day. You can dispose of your unused or unwanted prescription drugs safely and anonymously, with no questions asked.

The Drug Enforcement Administration holds two of these events every year, in April and October. During April's event, the Nebraska DEA collected over 5,500 pounds of prescription drugs from more than 47 locations throughout the state. To date, Nebraska has collected over 94,000 pounds of prescriptions in DEA-related take-back efforts since the initiative was implemented.

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services sent out a list of every available location, which can be found below:

  • Blair Police Department, 1730 Lincoln St., Blair
  • Bellevue Police Department, 1510 Wall St., Bellevue
  • Box Butte County Sheriff’s Office, 512 Niobrara Ave., Alliance
  • Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office at Kearney Good Samaritan Hospital, 10 E. 31st St., Kearney
  • Columbus Police Department at Walgreens, 2329 23rd St., Columbus
  • Dawes County Sheriff Karl Dailey’s office, 451 Main St., Chadron
  • Deuel County Sheriff’s Office, 718 3rd St., Chappell
  • Douglas County Sheriff’s Department, at Walgreens, 13155 W. Center Rd.; at HyVee, 3410 N.156th St., Omaha, and 1000 S. 178th St., Omaha
  • Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Franklin County Courthouse, 405 15th Ave., Franklin
  • Fremont Police Department, Lobby, 725 N. Park Ave., Fremont
  • Grand Island Police Department, at Walmart, 3501 S. Locust St., Grand Island
  • Hastings Police Department, 317 S. Burlington Ave., Hastings
  • Holdrege Police Department, Holdrege Middle School, 600 14th Ave., Holdrege
  • Imperial Police Department, 637 Broadway St., Imperial
  • Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Jefferson County Law Enforcement Center, NE corner of the LEC Building, 606 3rd St., Fairbury
  • La Vista Police Department, 7701 S. 96th St., La Vista
  • Nebraska State Patrol, CHI Health St. Francis, South Patient Lobby entrance, 2620 W. Faidley Ave., Grand Island
  • Omaha Police Department, NW Precinct, at HyVee, 8809 W. Center Rd., Omaha; HyVee, 747 N. 132 St.; 3121 S. 24th St., Omaha, and Walgreens, 3005 Lake St., Omaha
  • Ralston Police Department, at Walgreens, 8380 Harrison St., La Vista
  • Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office at HyVee, 11650 S. 73rd St., Papillion
  • Sheridan Police Department, 605 ½ E. 2nd St. #303, Rushville
  • Sidney Police Department, 1715 Illinois St., Sidney

National Prescription Drug take back day is from 10:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. Two Nebraska Wal-marts will also be involved in the take back.