National Drug Take Back Day

National Drug Take Back Day is October 24th

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.9 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs.

Check your drug cabinets and bring your unused, unwanted prescriptions and over the counter drugs to be safely disposed in an environmentally friendly way to keep them off the street.

Bates County residents are encouraged to take unwanted drugs to these area locations for disposal: 

Belton Police Department Front Lobby 
7001 E. 163rd St. 
Belton, MO  64012 

Price Chopper  Front Lobby 
109 N. Cedar 
Belton, MO  64012 

Cosentino’s Price Chopper Dr.-Up  
2101 N. 7 Highway 
Pleasant Hill, MO  64080 

El Dorado Springs Police Station 
1207 South Main St. 
El Dorado Springs, MO  64744 

Nevada Police Department 
120 South Ash St. 
Nevada, MO  64772 

Henry County Sheriff’s Office 
200 N. Main St. 
Clinton, MO  64735 

Summers Pharmacy  Out Front 
605 Pawnee 
Clinton, MO  64735 

Paola Police Department 
805 N. Pearl 
Paola, KS  66071