A blood drive is planned for June 17 in Houston.

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

CBCO has issued a code yellow alert for Type O Negative blood. There is less than a two-day supply on hospital shelves. It takes more than 275 donations each day to meet the needs of 37 area hospitals that use CBCO products, including TCMH.

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

 

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