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Secure Medicine Return
Dr. Jeff Duchin, Health Officer of Public Health — Seattle & King County, demonstrates how a secure medicine drop box is used.
On June 20, 2013, the King County Board of Health took a significant remaining step towards reducing preventable deaths from drug overdoses by passing a regulation to create a drug take-back system for King County residents.
- Find a drop-box in King County
- Statewide drop box locations, Take Back Your Meds
- Why you should stop by the new drug drop box on Broadway, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog (2/20/17)
- Background information by the King County Board of Health