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Bring in unneeded medications for disposal during Operation Medicine Drop

Posted Friday, March 25, 2011

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Pittsboro, NC - On Saturday, March 26, Chatham County will be participating in Operation Medicine Drop, a statewide effort to safely dispose of old or unneeded prescription and over-the-counter medications. Chatham Drug Free, the Sheriff’s Department, the Pittsboro and Siler City Police Departments, and the Chatham County Public Health Department are working together to organize this event in Chatham County.

When: The event will be held on March 26 from noon to 4 pm.

Why: “By providing safe and secure ways for people to get rid of unwanted medications, Operation Medicine Drop helps prevent accidental poisonings, drug abuse and helps protect our waters.” For more information visit


• Lowe’s Foods (Cole Park Plaza) parking lot (11312 US 15-501 N. Chapel Hill

• Moncure Fire Department (2389 Old US 1 Moncure)

• Chatham County Sheriff’s Office substation (40 Coral Ave. Goldston)

• Kerr Drugs, Pittsboro

• Siler City Pharmacy, Siler City

• Silk Hope Fire Dept., Silk Hope

Questions about the event may be directed to Susan Powell of Chatham Drug Free,

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