• Event in Stanly County provides free OTC meds for families in need

    By: Genevieve Curtis


    ALBEMARLE, N.C. - Stanly County residents without insurance will soon have an opportunity to access medications.

    [Program provides free medicine to low-income individuals]

    NC MedAssist and Atrium Health in Stanly County will bring a mobile pharmacy to Albemarle next week.

    The mobile pharmacy will provide over-the-counter items, including pain medication and bandages

    Residents can get the items at the EE Wadell Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 11.

    Information on enrolling in the NC MedAssist Free Pharmacy Program will also be available.

    NC MedAssist’s goal is to help ease the burden for those who are making the choice between buying food or medication.

    NC MedAssist is excited to host a Mobile Free Pharmacy event in Stanly County,” said NC MedAssist CEO Lori Giang. “Together with Atrium Health, we are bringing free over-the-counter medications, like Tylenol and Band-Aids, to area residents. No one should ever go without medicine and the Mobile Free Pharmacy Program enables us to reach those who are unaware of our free resources.”

    No ID is required, but customers must be 18 or older.

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