DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
October 26, 2013 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The Queens Campus at St. John’s University will once again
participate as a collection site for the Drug Enforcement
Administration (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take -Back Day
event, on Saturday, October 26th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of
Public Safety (ROTC building), Goethals Avenue.
Unused or expired medications are a public safety issue, leading to
accidental poisoning, overdose and abuse. DEA agents will be on
hand to collect and transport any unused, expired or unwanted
prescription and over-the-counter medications for safe destruction.
Medications with needles and syringes or other sharps cannot be
collected at this time.
Pharmacy students and faculty from the College of Pharmacy and
Health Sciences will also be on site to provide information and
educational resources to the public on safe disposal of medications
and sharps and to answer drug information questions. For more
information about the St. John’s University collection site, please
contact Dr. Sheila Sarnoski-Brocavich, email@example.com, (718)
990- 2760. Additional collection sites can be found by visiting www.dea.gov.
Date: Saturday, October 26, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Queens Campus
Public Safety/ROTC Building