Operation Medicine Drop is planned for Monday, March 21 from 4-6pm at the Morganton Burke Senior Center at 501 N. Green Street in Morganton. If you would like to volunteer please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Burke County Narcotics Task Force partners with Safe Kids North Carolina, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the RxEAP Task force to collect and safely destroy these drugs during Operation Medicine Drop.
Safely disposing of old medications through Operation Medicine Drop events instead of flushing them down the drain prevents chemicals from ending up in the water supply.
Burke County has two secure, full-time medication drop boxes available at the Burke County Sheriff’s office at at the Valdese Police Department.