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NC Med Assist and Vidant Bertie Hospital will give Bertie County residents a chance to stock up their medicine cabinets at their free medicine event on Friday, February 11, 2022, from 9 am until 2 pm. They will hold the opportunity for you to stock up at the Cashie Convention Center, 118 County Farm Road, Windsor.

NC Med Assist is a nonprofit pharmacy based in Charlotte. They provide their clients with free prescription medications to uninsured North Carolina residents who qualify for their assistance. In addition, they provide over-the-counter (OTC) medications for free with their Mobile Free Pharmacy program.

NC Med Assist began offering their services in 1997 with a $55,000 grant from the employees of Presbyterian Hospital. Since then, they have experienced explosive growth as they fill a vital role for economically-challenged North Carolinians. They dispensed $63 million in medications across the Tarheel State last year.

Their goal, as stated on their website, is to “Dispense opportunities through improved health.”

How to Pre-Register for Free Medicine at the Event, Courtesy of NC MedAssist and Vidant Bertie Hospital

The Windsor OTC free medicine giveaway is open to everyone. This means that you don’t need to meet any income requirements to receive the products. Nor do you need to present identification. The only requirement is that you must be at least eighteen years of age to receive a giveaway.

The OTC medicines they plan to give away at the event include cold, cough, flu medicine, pain reliever, vitamins, and children’s medicine.

You may pre-register for the event using this link. While pre-registration is not required, the event announcement notes that you may receive a bag of medicine while supplies last if you do not take this step.

If you have any special medication requests, you can pre-order online at www.medassist.org/mobile then pick up your goods during the event.

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This event will go on, rain or shine!

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