Operation Medicine Drop
Posted on Wednesday February 15, 2012
The time is here....Operation Medicine Drop will be held at various locations throughout Moore County during the week of March 18 - 24, 2012. This event will coincide with the 50th anniversary of National Poison Prevention Week. This will be the third year of Operation Medicine Drop and Moore County residents have become more informed and actually look for the Operation Medicine Drop Event. There are 3 permanent sites in Moore County that have  Medicine Drop Boxes year round: the Aberdeen Police Department, the Pinehurst Police Department and the Moore County Sheriff’s Department.


Operation Medicine Drop is a partnership of Safe Kids North Carolina, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation,  Riverkeepers of North Carolina, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of North Carolina and state, county and local law enforcement agencies that work together to encourage the public to safely dispose of unused and unwanted medication. Operation Medicine Drop helps prevent accidental poisonings and drug abuse while also protecting our waters.


The Aberdeen Police Department in cooperation with the Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department will be providing a safe and secure way for residents to get rid of unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications with the following take back sites:


  • March 19th - March 23rd from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Aberdeen Police Department, 804 N. Sandhills Blvd
  • March 21st  from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Aberdeen Recreation Station, 301 Lake Park Crossing
  • March 24th from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Aberdeen Recreation Station, 301 Lake Park Crossing
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