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Operation Medicine Drop Event Slated for April 28

Post Date:04/11/2018 5:06 PM

The Garner Police Department is hosting a medications take-back event 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 28, at the Police Department, located at 912 7th Ave. The service is free, anonymous and no questions will be asked.

By providing safe and secure ways for people to get rid of unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications, Operation Medicine Drop helps prevent accidental poisonings and drug abuse while protecting our waters. Since 2010, over 1,000 sites have collected over 30 million dosage units of medication during take-back events statewide.

More information about Operation Medicine Drop can be found at ncsafekids.org or by contacting Sgt. Sophia Sandlin at ssandlin@garnernc.gov or at 919-772-8810, ext. 5158.

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