Pharmacy, health fair set for Friday in Mooresvillle

Special to the Tribune

NC MedAssist, and the Iredell County Health Department, have partnered to provide a Mobile Free Pharmacy and Health Fair event in Iredell County, on Friday. The event will be held at First Baptist Church Mooresville, 150 S Church St, Mooresville, from 9 am to 2 pm

The event is open to any person or family needing over-the-counter medications. Participants must be at least 18 years old to receive the medicine. Everyone will receive up to eight over-the-counter medicine items free of charge. No identification is required. Individuals may pre-order medication for pick-up, or work with a trained professional to select from available medications the day of the event. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required.

Individuals interested in pre-ordering their medications for pickup can register online by visiting:

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Select the Iredell County event and the order form link is included under the event details section.

Volunteers are needed for the event setup on Thursday and for the event on Friday. If you or your team are interested in participating as a greeter, runner, distributor, etc., register at https://medassist.org/volunteer/

NC MedAssist will provide information to participants about enrolling in the NC MedAssist Free Pharmacy Program, which mails free prescription medications directly to a patient’s home. Additional information and resources will be available from multiple community partner organizations. In addition to health information, the Health Department will be providing no-cost at-home COVID-19 test-kits.

NC MedAssist offers three programs that address the needs of children and adults: The Free Pharmacy Program, the Mobile Free Pharmacy, and the Senior Care Program. Learn more at www.medassist.org The Iredell County Health Department (ICHD) is partnering with NC MedAssist, a statewide nonprofit pharmacy, founded in 1997. ICHD supports the mission of NC MedAssist to offer free prescription medication to low-income, uninsured North Carolinians.

This event would not be possible without the active participation of community partners, including; United Way of Iredell County, Partners Behavioral Health, Kintegra, HealthReach, Healthy Blue, Piedmont Health Care, Safe Kids Iredell, Mooresville Police Department and many other community collaborative organizations.

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