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Prescription Disposal

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Longmont Public Safety receives a lot of calls from residents asking where old prescription medication can be disposed of.  The following locations in Longmont take prescription medication for disposal:


  • Flatirons Pharmacy
    • 603 Ken Pratt Boulevard, Longmont
    • (303)827-3480
    • Monday - Friday, 9am-6pm and Saturdays 9am-1pm
    • Exceptions: No needles, no marijuana, no IV bags, no fentanyl patches
  • Kaiser Longmont
    • 2345 Bent Way, Longmont
    • Community drop-off
    • Monday - Friday, 8am-6pm
    • Free-standing kiosk located in the pharmacy
  • Longmont Annual Rx Drop Off Event (updates as new events are announced)
  • Longmont Public Safety
    • 225 Kimbark Street, Longmont
    • (303)651-8555
    • Note: due to Coronavirus Safety and Justice lobby hours are currently Monday-Friday, 7am-6pm)
    • Bright Green Upright in Lobby.
    • No needles, marijuana and/or chemotherapy drugs.  Otherwise, it is available for your over-the-counter and prescription medications, liquid medications (sealed in the original container), prescription patches, medicated ointments and vitamins.
  • UC Health (Longs Peak Hospital)
    • 1750 East Ken Pratt Boulevard, Longmont
    • (720)718-7000
    • Available for drop off 24-hours-a-day / seven-days-a-week
    • Drop box is located next to security at the main entrance of the Emergency Department.
    • UC Health does not accept marijuana or syringes.
  • Walgreens
    • 1041 Main Street, Longmont. This is the only Walgreens location with a drop off.
    • (303)772-1111
    • Pharmacy must be open in order to bring in these items. Hours: Monday - Friday from 9am - 9pm
    • Accepted: prescriptions drugs, over-the-counter medications, will take both tablets and capsules, ointments or cremes, and patches
    • Exclusions: no illegal drugs, no needles, no lotions or liquids, no inhalers, no aerosol cans, no thermometers, no hydrogen peroxide.

Boulder County Resources

This list will be updated as we confirm participation. You can email or call (303)651-8424 to provide additional pharmacies who provide this service or to remove someone who no longer provides this service.

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