Free medicine will be offered at Gastonia event this Friday



a man standing next to a car: Pastor Claude Williams, president of United in Action of Stanley Churches, directs people where to go during the Mobile Free Pharmacy Event held Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, at the First United Methodist Church on Hickory Grove Road in Stanley. [Mike Hensdill/The Gaston Gazette]


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Pastor Claude Williams, president of United in Action of Stanley Churches, directs people where to go during the Mobile Free Pharmacy Event held Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, at the First United Methodist Church on Hickory Grove Road in Stanley. [Mike Hensdill/The Gaston Gazette]

Local residents will be able to get free cough and cold medicine, vitamins, allergy medication, first aid supplies and other items at a Mobile Free Pharmacy event set for this Friday in Gastonia.



Brenda Houston sorts through over-the-counter medicine orders for pickup during the Mobile Free Pharmacy Event held Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, at the First United Methodist Church on Hickory Grove Road in Stanley. [Mike Hensdill/The Gaston Gazette]


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Brenda Houston sorts through over-the-counter medicine orders for pickup during the Mobile Free Pharmacy Event held Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, at the First United Methodist Church on Hickory Grove Road in Stanley. [Mike Hensdill/The Gaston Gazette]

NC Med Assist is partnering with Atrium Health to host the free pharmacy event and provide residents in need with free over-the-counter medication.

The event will

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