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The Seventh Annual Operation Medicine Drop

March 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Seventh Annual Operation Medicine Drop, sponsored by the Southern Regional Area Health Education Center, UNC Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy, NC Safe and the Fayetteville Police departments will be held on March 18, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This event, featuring six sites in Fayetteville, provides the community with the opportunity to return unused and expired medications for proper disposal. Poisoning from prescription medications is a growing problem in North Carolina, with nearly 4500 deaths since 1999 being attributed to prescription drug poisoning. In addition to preventing prescription drug poisoning, this event offers the community an opportunity to return medications that are still in original stock bottles for donation. Medications deemed appropriate by licensed pharmacists are donated to Cumberland County Medication Assistance Program (CCMAP), a program for Cumberland County residents who lack income to obtain their prescriptions.

Saturday, March 18th, 2017: 10AM-2PM

Six convenient drop-off locations!

Fayetteville Sites:

CVS at 552 Owen Drive

CVS at 3026 Bragg Blvd

Rite Aid at 906 Bingham Drive

Rite Aid at Cliffdale Rd &Raeford Rd: 7860 Cliffdale Rd

Rite Aid at Morganton Rd & Bonanza Dr: 5989 Morganton Road

Walgreens at Ramsey St & County Club Dr: 3300 Ramsey Street

Drop off any old, expired, for or unused medication disposal by the Fayetteville Police Department


March 18, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cross Creek Presbyterian Church (PCA) - 430 S McPherson Church Road - Fayetteville, NC 28304
Office:(910) 864-4031 - Fax: (910) 864-8363