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Published on February 01, 2010

Blood donations needed now

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Brenda Moore (831) 625-4544

MONTEREY, Calif. - Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula is encouraging community members to consider making blood donations. Donating saves lives. Donating blood is easy - the time it takes to donate is just under one hour. If you are able to give blood, older than age 16, and weigh more than 110 pounds, call 625-4814 to make an appointment. Drop-ins are also welcome. The Blood Center is at the Hartnell Professional Center, 576 Hartnell Street, Suite 100, across from the post office in Monterey. Learn more about donating at http://www.chomp.org/, or join us at one of these public blood drives:


 

Keller Williams Realty

Monday, February 8, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

26200 Carmel Rancho Blvd., Carmel, CA 93923

Contact: Keller Williams, (831) 622-6200

Monterey Farmer's Market

Tuesday, February 9, 4-7 p.m.

Franklin Street, at Alvarado

Contact: Blood Center, (831) 625-4814

American Red Cross

Thursday, February 18, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Carmel Chapter House

SE corner of 8th & Dolores, Carmel, CA 93921

Contact: Daniella Estrella-Salgado (831) 624-6921

Capital Insurance Group

Friday, February 19, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

2300 Garden Road, Monterey, CA 93940

Contact: Gini Russo, (831) 233-5500


Mission San Juan Bautista Parish

Sunday, February 21, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Casa Maria

600 First St., San Juan Bautista, CA 95045

Contact: Ernest Franco (831) 623-4953

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

Tuesday, February 23, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039

Contact: Susan Von Thun, (831) 775-2006

CTB-McGraw Hill

Wednesday, February 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

20 Ryan Ranch Road, Monterey, CA 93940

Contact: Brandi Brisco, (831) 393-7089

Del Monte Center Health Fair

Saturday, February 27, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Near Century Theatres, Del Monte Center, Monterey, CA 93940

Contact: Terri Neece (831) 373-2705, ext. 107

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, founded in 1934 and located at 23625 Holman Highway in Monterey, has grown and evolved in direct response to the changing healthcare needs of the people it serves. It is a nonprofit healthcare provider with 205 staffed acute-care hospital beds and 28 skilled-nursing beds, delivering a continuum of care from birth to end of life, and every stage in between. It serves the Monterey Peninsula and surrounding communities through 15 locations, including the main hospital, outpatient facilities, satellite laboratories, a mental health clinic, a short-term skilled nursing facility, Hospice of the Central Coast, and business offices. Find more information about Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula at http://www.chomp.org/