Saturday is National Prescription Take Back Day

October 22, 2020

PIERRE – South Dakotans are encouraged to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs as part of Prescription Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Prescription Take-Back Day is part of the Department of Social Services’ ongoing campaign to keep opioids like prescription pain killers from falling into the wrong hands.

Unwanted medications can be disposed without question in a secure medication drop box at participating locations like pharmacies and police stations.

For more information on Prescription Take Back Day and participating locations, click here: