Published on March 31, 2010
Blood donations needed now
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Lauren Elsensohn (831) 622-2758
Communication and Marketing (831) 625-4505
MONTEREY, Calif. - Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula needs blood donations and is asking our community to donate. 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. Regular hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, and from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Thursday. Learn more about donating at http://www.chomp.org/, or join us at one of these public blood drives:
Dole Fresh Vegetables
Thursday, April 8, 1-4 p.m.
2959 Salinas Highway, Monterey, CA 93940
Contact: Ann Marie Pagan (831) 641-4248
Capital Insurance Group
Friday, April 15, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
2300 Garden Road, Monterey, CA 93940
Contact: Gini Russo, (831) 649-1155
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Tuesday, April 20, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039
Contact: Susan Von Thun, (831) 775-2006
American Red Cross-Carmel
Thursday, April 22, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
SE corner of 8th & Dolores, Carmel, CA 93921
Contact: Daniella Estrella-Salgado (831) 624-6921
Garden Health & Fitness
Monday, April 26, 8 a.m.-noon
2000 Garden Road, Monterey, CA 93950
Contact: Katherine Lamarque (831) 646-0550
Wednesday, April 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
20 Ryan Ranch Road, Monterey, CA 93940
Contact: Brandi Brisco, (831) 393-7089
Monterey Rotary & Monterey Hyatt
Thursday, April 29, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
One Old Golf Course Rd., Monterey, CA 93940
Contact: Joe Rheim, email@example.com
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/