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Friday, April 27, 2018

BOSTON TO TAKE BACK UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 28 AS PART OF 'NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY'

BOSTON TO TAKE BACK UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 28 AS PART OF 'NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY'
year round for confidential disposal of prescription medicines
BOSTON - Friday, April 27, 2018 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh is encouraging Bostonians to play a role in curbing the misuse and theft of prescription drugs by dropping off their expired, unused, and unwanted medications on Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The kiosk service is free and anonymous, and available at any of the following locations:
* Downtown: 40 New Sudbury St. Boston, MA 02114
* East Boston: 69 Paris St. East Boston, MA 02128
* Roxbury: 2400 Washington St. Roxbury, MA 02119 
* Mattapan: 1165 Blue Hill Ave. Dorchester, MA 02124
* South Boston: 101 West Broadway South Boston, MA 02127
* Dorchester: 40 Gibson St. Dorchester, MA 02122 
* Back Bay: 650 Harrison Ave. Boston, MA 02116 
* Brighton: 301 Washington St. Brighton, MA 02135 
* West Roxbury: 1708 Centre St. West Roxbury, MA 02132
* Jamaica Plain: 3345 Washington St. Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
* Hyde Park: 1249 Hyde Park Ave. Hyde Park, MA 02136
This effort is supported by The Mayor's Office of Recovery Services, the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) and the Boston Police Department (BPD) as part of the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
About the Boston Public Health Commission 
The Boston Public Health Commission, the country's oldest health department, is an independent public agency providing a wide range of health services and programs. It is governed by a seven-member board of health appointed by the Mayor of Boston.
 
Public service and access to quality health care are the cornerstones of our mission - to protect, preserve, and promote the health and well-being of all Boston residents, particularly those who are most vulnerable. The Commission's more than 40 programs are grouped into six bureaus: Child, Adolescent & Family Health; Community Health Initiatives; Homeless Services; Infectious Disease; Recovery Services; and Emergency Medical Services.