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The La Vergne Police Department is once again participating in the annual DEA Drug Take Back Day.

This year’s take back event will be on Saturday, April 30 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the La Vergne Police Department behind City Hall at 5093 Murfreesboro Road. Anyone dropping off medication is not required to black out or remove labels.

Accepted:

Prescription Medications
Over-the-Counter Medications
Liquid Medications in the Original Bottle with Lid

Not Accepted:

Illegal Drugs
Needles/Syringes or Sharp Containers
Medical Devices, Batteries
Aerosol Cans, Compressed Cylinders, Inhalers
Mercury/Iodine-Containing Medications or Devices (Thermometers)
Hydrogen Peroxide
Non-Pharmaceutical Waste

Last April, nearly 4,500 law enforcement agencies participated in the take back day, gathering nearly 840,000 lbs. of medications at 5,000 take back sites. La Vergne collected 71.3 lbs. of medication.

Anyone with questions is encouraged to reach out to the La Vergne Police Department at (615) 793-7744 or on our social media pages.