Lexington Medical Center to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

April 24, 2024

Lexington Medical Center will participate in National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 27, 2024. Community members can drive through the location to drop off unused or expired prescriptions and over the counter medications from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Community members can anonymously drop off medication at Lexington Medical Park 3 on the hospital campus in West Columbia, which is at 222 East Medical Lane.

Pills, liquids in containers, and patches will be accepted. Needles are not accepted.

Disposal is free and anonymous.

Safely and properly disposing of medications helps to keep families and our community safe by preventing accidental poisoning, misuse, and overdose.

When: Saturday, April 27, 2024
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: Lexington Medical Park 3, Lexington Medical Center Main Campus
222 East Medical Lane
West Columbia, SC 29269


About Lexington Medical Center

Lexington Medical Center is a 607-bed hospital in West Columbia, South Carolina. It anchors a health care network that includes six community medical centers and employs a staff of more than 7,800 health care professionals. The hospital was ranked best hospital in the Columbia Metro and #2 hospital in South Carolina by U.S. News & World Report and was named one of the “Best Places to Work in South Carolina” by SC Biz News, in partnership with the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group. Lexington Medical Cancer Center is an accredited Cancer Center of Excellence and has a clinical research and education affiliation with MUSC Hollings Cancer Center. The network includes a cardiovascular program recognized by the American College of Cardiology as South Carolina’s first HeartCARE Center. The network also has an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer’s care center and 70 physician practices. Lexington Medical Center operates one of the busiest Emergency departments in South Carolina, treating nearly 100,000 patients each year. The hospital delivers more than 4,000 babies each year and performs more than 25,000 surgeries.