Prescription Drug Safe Drop Box

Organization Name: Prescription Drug Safe Drop Box Locations Chaffee County


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Salida Pharmacy and Fountain
137 F Street, Salida
Questions? Call 719-530-4790

Chaffee County Sheriff’s Dept.
641 West 3rd Street, Salida
Questions? Call 719-539-2596

Buena Vista Drug
403 Hwy 24, Buena Vista
Questions? Call 719-395-2481

HRRMC Salida
Lobby of the Emergency Department
at the main hospital campus
1000 Rush Drive in Salida
Questions? (719) 530-2430

Safeway Pharmacy
232 G Street, Salida
Questions? (719) 539-6933

Can be accepted:

  • Prescription meds, including prescribed controlled substances (DEA Schedule II– V);
  • Over-the-counter meds/vitamins
  • Liquid meds (small amounts in original, non-leaking containers).
  • Medicated patches (Used Fentanyl and Duragesic® patches are extremely hazardous. They may be folded in half, sticky-side together, and flushed down the toilet.)
  • Medicated ointments
  • Pet meds
  • Unused drug injection cartridges,

e.g. unused EpiPens® and insulin pens (must be unused with needle still protected inside).

Unused inhaler canisters, e.g. Advair®, Spiriva®, ProAir® and Ventolin® (must be unused, no empty canisters or unneeded plastic holders/mouth pieces).

 Cannot be accepted:

  • Marijuana
  • Illicit drugs (e.g. DEA Schedule I drugs like heroin, LSD, etc).
  • Needles, syringes, and other sharps.
  • Chemotherapy drugs.
  • Medical tools and supplies.
  • Bloody or infectious waste.
  • Personal care products
Phone of organization: 719-539-4510
Email of Contact Person: