Safely store opioids and dispose of unused prescriptions.

While you are using prescription drugs, keep them locked up to prevent them from falling into the hands of others. To protect the people you care about and the environment, dispose of unwanted and unused prescriptions in one of Delaware’s prescription drug drop boxes. Refer to the list below to find a location near you.

Safe storage for handling prescription drugs:

  • Take prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications exactly as prescribed.
  • Do not share your prescription medications with anyone. It is illegal and unsafe.
  • Lock all medications up or keep them out of the way of anyone, including children or pets, who might consume them by accident or on purpose.
  • Safely dispose of any unused medications at one of Delaware’s prescription drug drop boxes.

Proper disposal of prescription and over-the-counter drugs for households:

Download and print out this guide to prescription drug drop boxes in Delaware, and put it in a convenient place for easy reference.

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Prescription Drug Dropbox Locations

Location Phone Address Directions
Newark Police Department 302-366-7111 220 S. Main St., Newark, DE 19711 Directions
New Castle County Police Department 302-573-2800 3601 N. DuPont Hwy., New Castle, DE 19720 Directions
Wilmington Police Department 302-576-3670 300 N. Walnut St., Wilmington, DE 19801 Directions
Walgreens 302–832–2300 1120 Pulaski Hwy., Bear, DE 19701 Directions
Walgreens 302-234-5440 6317 Limestone Road, Hockessin, DE 19707 Directions
Walgreens 302-656-4333 2119 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803 Directions
CVS Pharmacy 302-832-8701 1545 Pulaski Hwy., Bear, DE 19701 Directions
CVS Pharmacy 302-478-1510 4020 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803 Directions
University of Delaware Police Dept. 302-656-4333 413 Academy St., Newark, DE 19716 Directions
Rite Aid 2034 302-658-9824 2034 New Castle Ave, New Castle, DE 19720 Directions
Location Phone Address Directions
Dover Police Department 302-736-7111 400 S. Queen St., Dover, DE 19904 Directions
Smyrna Police Department 302-653-9217 325 W. Glenwood Ave., Smyrna, DE 19977 Directions
Felton Police Department 302-284-8441 24 E. Sewell St., Felton, DE 19943 Directions
Camden Police Department Phone 1783 Friends Way, Camden, DE 19934 Directions
Harrington Police Department 302-398-4493 20 Mechanic St., Harrington, DE 19952 Directions
Milford Police Department 302-422-8081 400 NE Front Street, Milford, DE 19963 Directions
Walgreens 302-678-9820 1001 Forrest Ave., Dover, DE 19904 Directions
Location Phone Address Directions
Selbyville Police Department 302-436-5085 68 W. Church St. Selbyville, DE 19975 Directions
Greenwood Police Department 302-349-4822 100 W. Market St. Greenwood, DE 19950 Directions
Ocean View Police Department 302-539-1111 201 Central Ave., Ocean View, DE 19970 Directions
Georgetown Police Department 302-349-4822 335 N. Race St., Georgetown, DE 19947 Directions
Laurel Police Department 302-875-2244 205 Mechanic St., Laurel, DE 19956 Directions
Delmar Police Department 302-846-2320 400 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Delmar, MD 21875 Directions
Walgreens 302-644-7840 17239 Five Points Square, Lewes, DE 19958 Directions
Walgreens 302-628-6100 22898 Sussex Hwy., Seaford, DE 19973 Directions
CVS Pharmacy 302-644-1558 17229 N. Village Main Blvd.,Lewes, DE 19958 Directions
SUN Behavioral Health Delaware 302-604-5519 21655 Biden Ave., Georgetown, DE 19947 Directions
Millsboro Police Dept. 302-934-8174 307 Main St., Millsboro, DE 19966 Directions