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Published on September 14, 2010

Urgent need for blood donations 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Brenda Moore (831) 625-4544

Communication and Marketing: (831) 625-4505

 

MONTEREY, Calif. — There is an urgent need for blood donations at the Blood Center of Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula.

The center is especially in need of A, B, and O positive and O negative, but all donors are welcome. Appointments are recommended; please call (831) 625-4814.

Donors must be 17 or older, (16 with parental permission), and weigh more than 110 pounds. More information on donating blood may be found on Community Hospital's web site, www.chomp.org.

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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 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 www.chomp.org.