|By Calvin Adkins, The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, N.C.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
Cards may be picked up at
"During these tough economic times, some people have to choose whether to put gas in the car, buy food or buy medicine," said Town of Tarboro Human Resource Manager
The cards are administered through the
To participate, a city must be a member of NLC. The role of the city is to promote the program through local media and the city's website and to make the prescription discount cards available to those residents who might benefit from the program.
According to the NLC website, there are currently more than 460 cities participating in the program -- from
"I think it's is a good thing," said town manager
For program information, locate a pharmacy, look up drug price, or access health resources visit www.caremark.com/nlc or call toll-free 1-88-620-1749.
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