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Six Counties Partner To Offer Medication Disposal Event


To encourage the proper disposal of unwanted medications, New Hanover Regional Medical Center is partnering with regional healthcare, law enforcement, education and safety organizations to hold a medication disposal event in six counties on Saturday, April 28.

Fifteen locations in New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender, Onslow, Columbus and Duplin counties will accept all medications, needles and sharps on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Law enforcement will be on site. Medications can be prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins or herbal.

Locations include:

New Hanover County

NHRMC Medical Mall, 2243 S. 17th St., Wilmington

NHRMC Urgent Care, 1135 Military Cuttoff Rd., Ste. 103, Wilmington

NHRMC Atlantic SurgiCenter, 9104 Market St., Wilmington

Carolina Beach Police Department, 1121 N. Lake Park Blvd., Carolina Beach

New Hanover County Senior Resource Center, 2222 S. College Rd., Wilmington

UNCW Police Department, 5126 Lionfish Drive, Wilmington

Brunswick County

NHRMC Brunswick Forest, 1333 S. Dickenson Dr., Leland

Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center, 240 Hospital Dr. NE, Bolivia

Pender County

Pender Memorial Hospital, 507 E. Freemont St., Burgaw

Island Family Practice, 13567 NC Hwy. 50, #A, Surf City

Village Pharmacy of Hampstead, Inc., 14057 US-17 #100, Hampstead

Onslow County

Onslow Memorial Hospital, 317 Western Blvd., Jacksonville

Columbus County

Columbus Regional Healthcare, 500 Jefferson St., Whiteville

Duplin County

Vidant Duplin Hospital, 401 N. Main, St., Kenansville

NHRMC Urgent Care, 112 Medical Village Dr., Wallace