A blood drive schedule was announced for Saturday, Sept. 15 in Houston.

Texas County Memorial Hospital is hosting a blood drive from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday, July 16. The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will collect blood donations in the downstairs meeting room of the hospital.

Donors at the July blood drive will receive a specially designed “Salute a Veteran” T-shirt from CBCO.

TCMH receives 100 percent of its blood supply from CBCO. Blood collected by CBCO stays in the area to be utilized by Ozark communities, neighbors and families.

TCMH and 36 other hospitals in this area are served by the CBCO. Approximately 250 units of blood are needed each day. TCMH uses approximately 500 units of blood each year.

Eligible donors are anyone 16 years old or older who weighs at least 110 pounds and has not given blood in the last 56 days. All donors must provide identification when registering to donate.

For questions regarding donor eligibility contact, CBCO at 800-280-5337.



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