Red Cross Blood Drive Set for Thursday in Ocean City

first_imgOcean City will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 19) at the Ocean City Civic Center (Sixth Street and Boardwalk).Ocean City and the American Red Cross invite all residents, groups and businesses to donate.To be eligible to donate blood through the American Red Cross, individuals must be at least 17 years of age and in general good health, weigh at least 110 pounds and have not donated in the last 56 days. The American Red Cross is especially in need of Type O blood donors.Appointments are preferred, but not required.  To make an appointment, call city offices at (609) 399-6111, ext. 9365 or sign up on line at www.redcrossblood.org.  For more information and eligibility requirements, please call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org.— News release from the City of Ocean Citylast_img read more