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KCB Medication Take Back Day

Due to public demand, we are finding ways to continue to provide these essential services to our community.

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2024 Spring Medication Take Back Event

Please visit our Medication Take Back Event at either location on April 27, 2024 (10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)!

1. Precinct One, 2380 Cobb Pkwy NW, Kennesaw
2. C. Freeman Poole Senior Center, 4025 South Hurt Rd, NW, Smyrna
3. Tim D. Lee Senior Center, 3332 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta

Accepted Items

Creams Patches Prescription, over-the-counter liquid and pill form
Ointments Pet medications Vials

There are NO limits on quantity. 

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Items Not Accepted

Aerosol cans* EpiPen Needles and sharps of any type
Bio-hazardous materials (anything containing body fluid or blood) Household hazardous waste (paint, pesticides, oil, gas, etc.)* Personal care products (shampoo, soaps, lotions, sunscreens, etc.)*
Blister packs Illegal drugs  
Durable medical equipment (CPAP, nebulizers, etc.) Mercury thermometers*  

*These items can be disposed of at our Annual Household Hazardous Waste Event.

Staff and law enforcement personnel will be at these locations to collect medications that will be properly disposed in compliance with federal law. Medicines do not have to be removed from their containers and labels do not have to be removed. Everything collected will be immediately sealed in boxes and destroyed.

Medications flushed down the toilet may contaminate our lakes, streams and groundwater causing harm to humans, wildlife and vegetation. Medications thrown in the trash can cause poisoning by accidental ingestion by young children, pets and even wildlife. (Nothing will be accepted at this address or by any Cobb County staff person before or after the scheduled drop-off day)

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