To encourage the proper disposal of unwanted medications, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, now part of Novant Health, is holding a fall medication disposal event Saturday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
All medications are accepted, including prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins or herbal supplements. Syringes and other sharps will be accepted, along with e-cigarette and vaping devices if the batteries have been removed.
Disposal sites will be drive-thru events with contactless drop-off. Masks are required to help limit the possible spread of COVID-19.
Two locations will be offered:
- NHRMC Medical Mall, 2243 S. 17th St., Wilmington
- NHRMC Atlantic SurgiCenter, 9104 Market St., Wilmington