Published on October 20, 2011
Free T-shirts, treats during Halloween blood drive
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Brenda Moore (831) 625-4544
Communication and Marketing: (831) 625-4505
MONTEREY, Calif. — T-shirts and treats will be given to donors during Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula’s annual Halloween blood drive, October 24-31.
Get a “Give Blood, Not Candy” shirt and check out the Blood Center’s Halloween decorations during the drive. Blood donated at the center is used by our community, supplying about 99 percent of the need of patients at Community Hospital.
The Blood Center is open weekdays. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended, by calling 625-4814. The Blood Center is at 576 Hartnell Street in downtown Monterey, across from the post office.
ABOUT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, established in 1934, 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 http://www.chomp.org/