Operation Medicine Drop This Saturday!

Let’s keep our kids, families, friends, and community safe!  Bring your expired or unused prescription and over the counter medicine  to Operation Medicine Drop on Saturday March 25, 2017 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at Biggs Park Mall in Lumberton, NC.  For more information contact Whitney McFarland, Health Educator – Robeson County Health Department at 910.671.3442.




In a press release issued this week by the NC Department of Insurance:

Commissioner Mike Causey encourages North Carolinians to safely dispose of unused or expired medications during National Poison Prevention Week, March 19-25, 2017, at one of the Operation Medicine Drop events around the state.”

According to the press release:

Medications are the leading cause of child poisoning, with more than 64,000 children going to an emergency room for medicine poisoning each year, according to a study by Safe Kids Worldwide. That’s one child every eight minutes.”


Relevant Links:

NC Department of Insurance: Operation Medicine Drop