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

The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will hold a blood drive from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, at Houston High School.

CBCO has issued a green alert for current blood inventories. Although levels are adequate, it takes around 275 donations per day to meet the needs of the 37 hospitals that use CBCO products, including Texas County Memorial Hospital.

Eligibility requirements include weighing at least 110 pounds, being in general good health and a present ID.

For more information, visit www.cbco.org or call 800-280-5337.


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