KS: Pharmacy records recovered from downtown trash bin

Mark Fagan reports:

The owner of the former Round Corner Pharmacy was scrambling Thursday night to recover hundreds of detailed customer records that had been thrown away during the building’s renovations.

Tom Wilcox was notified Thursday evening that a desk drawer filled with prescription records from 2007 had been overturned in a roll-off trash container along the sidewalk outside 801 Mass.

The records — bundled into small stacks, each secured with rubber bands — had been sitting atop other trash in the bin, aside a paperback Webster’s Dictionary, an open box of coffee stirrers and a variety of plastic shelves, cardboard boxes and other discarded materials.

Each record included a customer’s name, address, drug and dosage.

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