Safely dispose of old, unwanted medications this Saturday

Tampa Bay, Florida -- This Saturday, April 26, multiple police agencies will be holding county-wide pill drops for residents to safely dispose expired or unwanted medications. Veterinary medications, vitamins and minerals and over-the-counter medications will also be accepted.

The time frame to drop off medications at all locations is between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Locations are listed below:


Collection Sites:

Sponsored by Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office:
Winn Dixie

2535 State Road 60 East
Valrico, FL

Sponsored by Plant City Police Department:
403 Alexander St.
Plant City, FL 33566

Sponsored by Drug Enforcement Administration:
4801 E. Fowler Ave.
Tampa, FL 33617


Gulf View Square Mall
9409 US Highway 19, Port Richey

Crew Lake Park
1679 Crews Lake Drive, Spring Hill

The Shoppes at Wiregrass
28211 Paseo Drive Wesley Chapel (parking garage)


South County Locations:

St. Petersburg Police Department
1300 1st Avenue North, St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg Police Department Lobby)

St. Pete Beach Rec Center
7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete Beach (Pinellas County Sheriff's Office)

Kenneth City Police Department
4600 58th Street North, Kenneth City (Kenneth City Police Department)

Mid County Locations:

Pinellas Park Police Department
7700 59th Street North, Pinellas Park (Pinellas Park Police Department)

Pinellas County Sheriff's Office (Sheriff's Admin Building - front lot)
10750 Ulmerton Road, Largo

North County Locations:

Westfield Countryside Mall (between LA Fitness & JC Penney's)
27001 US Hwy 19 N., Clearwater (Clearwater Police Department)

Pinellas County Sheriff's Office (North District Station - front parking lot)
737 Louden Ave., Dunedin (Pinellas County Sheriff's Office)

There are also drop-off containers inside the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Central Station in Largo and the North District Station in Dunedin will be temporarily closed during the county-wide event.


Bartow Police Department
450 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow

Auburndale Police Department
2 Bobby Green Plaza, Auburndale

Haines City Police Department
35400 Highway 27, Haines City

Lake Alfred Police Department
190 North Seminole Avenue, Lake Alfred

Lakeland Police Department
219 N. Massachusetts Avenue, Lakeland

Lake Wales, Police Department
133 E. Tillman Avenue, Lake Wales

Winter Haven Police Department
125 N. Lake Silver Drive NW, Winter Haven


Sarasota Police Department
2099 Adams Lane, Sarasota

Sarasota County Sheriff's Office
2071 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota

New College Police Department**
501 College Drive, Sarasota

Venice Police Department
1350 Ridgewood Ave., Venice

Sarasota County Sheriff's Office (Venice location)
4531 State Road 776, Venice

North Port Police Department
4980 City Hall Blvd., North Port

All locations with the exception of New College Police Department have permanent drop boxes.


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