Six counties taking part in medication disposal event

(WCTI photo)

New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington is partnering with regional health care, law enforcement, education and safety organizations to properly dispose of medication.

Onslow and Duplin counties will join New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender and Columbus in the event. There will be 15 locations in those counties where medicine can be dropped off on April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Syringes and other sharps will also be accepted. No needles or biohazard materials will be accepted.

Locations in Onslow and Duplin counties include:

Onslow County

Onslow Memorial Hospital, 317 Western Blvd., Jacksonville

Duplin County

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

NHRMC Urgent Care, 112 Medical Village Dr., Wallace

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