Calendar module icon


View All Calendars is the default. Choose Select a Calendar to view a specific calendar. Subscribe to calendar notifications by clicking on the Notify Me® button, and you will automatically be alerted about the latest events in our community.

October 24, 2020
All Day
225 W. Illinois St.
Spearfish, SD 57783
Prescription drug drop off
Facebook Twitter Email

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Everyone is invited to take part in this year’s National Take-Back Prescription Drugs Day on Oct. 24. The effort is coordinated by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), state and local law enforcement agencies, and community partners to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from homes. The Spearfish Police Department serves as a collection site, featuring a drop box at 225 W. Illinois St., which is accessible 24 hours a day for people to anonymously drop off expired or unused prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, pet medicines, and vitamin supplements for destruction (no syringes/sharps). All collected medications will be disposed of by law enforcement in accordance with the state Department Environmental Protection guidelines and the DEA. For a list of additional collection sites and more information about National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, visit