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HCA Healthcare’s seven Virginia hospitals to host annual opioid disposal drive

The event helps raise awareness about the dangers of misusing opioids, and how to properly...
The event helps raise awareness about the dangers of misusing opioids, and how to properly dispose of medications.(WIS)
Published: Oct. 16, 2021 at 10:45 AM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - HCA Healthcare’s Virginia hospitals are getting ready to host their annual “Crush the Crisis” opioid take-back day.

The event helps raise awareness about the dangers of misusing opioids, and how to properly dispose of medications.

Drop-offs will take place on Oct. 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Henrico Doctors’ Hospital Campuses (Forest, Parham, Retreat): Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, 7607 Forest Avenue, Richmond VA
  • Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Hospitals: Wegmans 12501 Stone Village Way, Midlothian, VA 23113
  • Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center: 4600 Spotsylvania Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
  • John Randolph: 411 West Randolph Road, Hopewell, VA 23860

Other hospitals outside Central Virginia also accepting drop-offs:

  • LewisGale Medical Center: Cave Spring ER 2706 Ogden Rd, Roanoke, VA 24018
  • LewisgGale Hospital- Alleghany: Walmart 313 Thacker Avenue, Covington, VA 24426
  • LewisGale Hospital - Pulaski: Food City 1400 Bob White Blvd. Pulaski, VA 24301
  • LewisGale Hospital Montgomery: LewisGale Hospital Montgomery 3700 South Main Street Blacksburg, VA 24060
  • Reston Hospital: 1850 Town Center Parkway, Reston, VA 20190

All medications will be accepted, but needles, syringes, lancets, inhalers, or liquids will not be.

COVID-19 safety guidelines will be in place at the event.

For more information about the event, click here.

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