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Safe Medicine Disposal Locations for Residents

Unused medicine is a threat to both public health and the environment. Since 2003, more drug overdoses occur annually from prescription medicines than cocaine and heroin combined. Accidental poisonings from medicines in the home are also a concern for young children, seniors, and pets. 

All San Francisco police stations accept unwanted medicine. Stations now have medicine collection bins and police reports are no longer required. 

Dispose of your unwanted and expired medicine at a drop-off location near you:


AHF Pharmacy
4071 18th St.
SF, CA 94114

Central Drug Store
4494 Mission St.
SF, CA 94112

Chinese Hospital Pharmacy
845 Jackson St.
SF, CA 94133

Clay Medical Pharmacy
929 Clay St. #103
SF, CA 94108

Daniel’s Pharmacy
943 Geneva Ave.
SF, CA 94112

Golden Gate Pharmacy
1844 Noriega St.
SF, CA 94122

Greenhouse Pharmacy
1516 Noriega St.
SF, CA 94122

Kaiser Permanente French Campus
4141 Geary Blvd., 1st Floor
SF, CA 94118

Kaiser Permanente Geary
2238 Geary Blvd., 1st Floor
SF, CA 94115

Kaiser Permanente Mission Bay
1600 Owens St., 1st Floor
SF, CA 94158

Mission Wellness Pharmacy
2424 Mission St.
SF, CA 94110

North East Medical Services (Clement Pharmacy)
1033 Clement St.
SF, CA 94118

North East Medical Services (Noriega Pharmacy)
1400 Noriega St.
SF, CA 94122

Post & Divisadero Medical Pharmacy
2299 Post St.
SF, CA 94115

ScriptDash Pharmacy
1400 Tennessee St., Unit 2
SF, CA 94107

SF State University, Student Health Services
1600 Holloway Ave.
SF, CA 94132

SF Sheriff Dept – Women’s Resource Center
930 Bryant St.
SF, CA 94103

Sunset Wellness Pharmacy
801 Irving St.
SF, CA 94122

Visitacion Valley Pharmacy
100 Leland Ave.
SF, CA 94134

Walgreens Pharmacy (Pharmacy hours only)
1189 Potrero Ave.
SF, CA 94110

Walgreens Pharmacy (Pharmacy hours only)
275 Sacramento St.
SF, CA 94105

Walgreens Pharmacy (Pharmacy hours only)
3201 Divisadero St.
SF, CA 94123

Walgreens Pharmacy (Pharmacy hours only)
498 Castro St.
SF, CA 94114

Walgreens Pharmacy (Pharmacy hours only)
5280 Geary Blvd.
SF, CA 94118

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