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Release Date: 04/14/2017

Rhode Island Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Events

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Below are a list of Rhode Island's community take back events on April 29, 2017.

Barrington: Bayside YMCA in conjunction with Healthy Kids Day from 10am-1pm

Barrington: Barrington Police Department from 10am-2pm

Newport: Ahepa House 87 Girard Avenue from 10am-2pm

Newport: Donovan Manor 19 Chapel Street from 10am-2pm

Newport: Newport Police Dept. 120 Broadway from 10am-2pm

North Kingstown: NK Senior Center on Wed April 26th from 10:30am-12:30pm

Providence: Walgreens Pharmacy* 533 Elmwood Avenue from 10:00am-2:00pm
(this event will have community resources, music and raffles)

Providence: Walgreens Pharmacy 1 Pocasset Avenue from 10:00am-2:00pm

Providence: Walgreens Pharmacy 295 Academy Avenue from 10:00am-2:00pm

Providence: Providence Police Department 325 Washington St. from 10am- 2pm

Woonsocket: CVS Pharmacy from 10:00am-2:00pm

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