Dwayne Carey
Boone County Sheriff
Boone County Sheriff's Department and Jail
2121 County Dr.
Columbia, MO 65201
Office (573) 875-1111
Fax (573) 874-8953


Prescription Drug Take Back Collection sites October 27th & 28th, 2017

The next prescription drug take back event in Boone County is being held October 27th & 28th, 2017 with multiple collection sites available. We want to remind everyone that sharps/needles should not be brought to the collection sites. Attached are recommendations for prescription drug disposal between these take back events, disposal of medications via the City of Columbia's household hazardous waste disposal, methods recommended by the Dept. of Natural Resources, and proper disposal of sharps/needles.

Below are two collection sites open Friday, October 27th, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

University of Missouri Student Center
2500 MU Student Center, Columbia, Mo.
Harry S. Truman Va Hospital
800 Hospital Drive, Columbia, Mo.

Below are five collection sites open Saturday, October 28th, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Ashland Police Department
109 E. Broadway, Ashland, Mo.
Centralia Police Department Lobby
114 S. Rollins, Centralia, Mo.
Hallsville Police Department
202 Highway 124 East, Hallsville, Mo.
Hickman High School
1104 N. Providence Rd., Columbia, Mo.
Rock Bridge High School
4303 S. Providence Rd., Columbia, Mo.

For more information on pharmaceutical and needle disposal, please see the informational brochures below.

DNR Proper Disposal of Household Pharmaceutical Waste
EPA Needle Disposal Guide

Medications may also be disposed of through the City of Columbia's household hazardous waste collection program.

For more information on the City of Columbia's household hazardous waste collection location, dates and times, please visit the City of Columbia's Household Hazardous Waste Collection page.