DEA National Drug Take Back Day — Fall 2021

DEA’s 21st Nation­al Take-Back Ini­tia­tive (NTBI) that was held Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 23, 2021. In the Com­mon­wealth of Vir­ginia, the NTBI includ­ed 149 par­tic­i­pat­ing agen­cies at 207 col­lec­tion sites that col­lect­ed 18326.2 pounds of unwanted/unused med­ica­tions. At the col­lec­tion site in War­ren Coun­ty, Lieu­tenant Rob­bie Seal and Val­ley Health’s Bran­don Fritts show­case the 92 pounds of med­ica­tions that was turned in by cit­i­zens dur­ing this event. DEA Nation­al Drug Take Back Day which is held through­out the nation in April and Octo­ber of each year.  War­ren Coun­ty Sher­if­f’s Office’s part­ner­ship with Val­ley Health with this event enables cit­i­zens to dis­card their unwant­ed or unused med­ica­tions which lessons the poten­tial for these drugs get­ting in the wrong hands to be abused.

DEA’s 21st Nation­al Take-Back Ini­tia­tive (NTBI) that was held last Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 23, 2021. In the Com­mon­wealth of Vir­ginia, the NTBI includ­ed 149 par­tic­i­pat­ing agen­cies at 207 col­lec­tion sites that col­lect­ed 18326.2 pounds of unwanted/unused med­ica­tions. It is antic­i­pat­ed that DEA will host anoth­er NTBI in April 2022.


The War­ren Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office along with Val­ley Health, will be par­tic­i­pat­ing in the DEA Nation­al Drug Take Back Day Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 23rd from 10 a.m. — 2 p.m. at the Val­ley Health Com­plex locat­ed at 120 N. Com­merce Ave. in Front Roy­al.  Drug Take Back Day is usu­al­ly held in the spring and autumn each year for those munic­i­pal­i­ties who wish to par­tic­i­pate in pro­vid­ing a safe, con­ve­nient and anony­mous means of dis­pos­ing of pre­scrip­tion drugs.  Cit­i­zens who wish to get rid of their unused, expired or unwant­ed med­ica­tions are encour­aged to drop them off as they dri­ve into the col­lec­tion site where agency rep­re­sen­ta­tives will receive them.   Should you have any ques­tions, con­tact Lt. Rob­bie Seal at the War­ren Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office at 540–635‑4128.

Vis­it DEATakeBack.com for more infor­ma­tion and to find a col­lec­tion site near you.