Medicine take-back media events

Medications are the leading cause of child poisoning, with more than 67,000 children going to an emergency room for medicine poisoning each year, according to a study by Safe Kids Worldwide.

Safe Kids N.C. will host medicine take-back media events and press conferences at the following locations:

Charlotte, N.C. – Wednesday, March 20, from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Matthews Police Department – 1201 Crews Road, Matthews, N.C. 28105

Wilmington, N.C. – Monday, March 18, from 2– 4 p.m. — UNCW Police Department — 5126 Lionfish Drive, Wilmington, N.C. 28403

Raleigh, N.C. – Tuesday, March 19, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – North Carolina Department of Insurance – 325 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, N.C. 27603

Asheville, N.C. – Thursday, March 21, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Asheville Outlet Mall – 800 Brevard Road, Asheville, N.C. 28806

Winston-Salem, N.C. – Friday, March 22, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Winston-Salem Police District 1 Office – 7836 North Point Blvd., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27106

For the children you are protecting, we thank you…

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