Six Counties Partner to Offer Medication Disposal Event

Six Counties Partner to Offer Medication Disposal Event

By / State News / Tuesday, 24 April 2018 01:07

WILMINGTON, N.C. – 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.  Fifteen locations in New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender, Onslow, Columbus and Duplin counties are scheduled to accept all medications and sharps on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
 Law enforcement will be on site. Medications can be prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins or herbal. Syringes and other sharps will be accepted.  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
 For those who cannot attend the event, permanent drop boxes are available in many locations in Southeastern NC for residents to safely dispose of unwanted medications. No needles or biohazard materials are accepted in the drop boxes. To find a location, visit https://www.nhrmc.org/about/community-resources/medication-disposal.
For more information, contact Iris Baker at 910.667.8297 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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