The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will host blood drives on consecutive days in Houston.
CBCO will collect blood from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Friday, May 13, at Texas County Memorial Hospital. The following day, blood will be collected from 11:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Houston Walmart Supercenter.
Current blood inventories at CBCO include at least a three-day supply for most blood types. Although levels are adequate, it takes around 275 donations per day to meet the needs of the 37 hospitals that use CBCO products.
Eligibility requirements include weighing at least 110 pounds, being in general good health and present ID.