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Thank you for your interest in becoming a drug or supply donor in the Florida Rx Connects program.
In addition to the eligibility criteria stated on previous web pages, donors must agree to the following:
An eligible donor may only donate a prescription drug or supply to a repository if:
- The donor has obtained written approval (email or mail) from a participating repository prior to shipping any donated drugs or supplies.
- The drug is approved for medical use in the United States.
- The drug is in unopened, tamper-evident packaging.
- The drug requires storage at normal room temperature per the manufacturer or federal storage requirements.
- The drug has been stored according to manufacturer or federal storage requirements.
- The drug does not have any physical signs of tampering or adulteration and there is no reason to believe that the drug is adulterated.
- The packaging does not have any physical signs of tampering, misbranding, deterioration, compromised integrity, or adulteration.
- The packaging indicates the expiration date of the drug. If the lot number is not retrievable, all specified medications must be destroyed.
- The drug has an expiration date that is more than 3 months after the date on which the drug was donated.
- Donations are made on the premises of a repository to a person designated by the repository. A drop box may not be used to accept donations. Donations approved by the receiving repository may be shipped.
A prescription drug or supply may not be donated to a specific patient.
The Department of Health may facilitate the redistribution of donations between repositories.
If you would like additional information about becoming a donor, please click here for the Donation form. You may also wish to reference the Florida Rx Connects Handbook.
Questions may be sent to: PrescriptionDrugRepositoryProgram@FLHealth.gov. Please allow at least 24 hours for a response.