HUNTERSVILLE – The Huntersville Police Department will host an Operation Medicine Drop event 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 22 in front of the Harris Teeter Supermarket in Northcross Shopping Center, 9759 Sam Furr Road.

Police officers will be on hand to allow citizens to dispose of unused or expired prescription medications safely and securely.  Poisoning from prescription medication is one of the leading causes of death nationwide. Officials say dropping off unused or expired prescription medications will help protect families and the environment.

Refer to www.levinechildrenshospital.org/operationmedicinedrop for more information.