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Published on May 02, 2014

Blood drives scheduled for May by Community Hospital

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Brenda Moore (831) 625-4544

Communication and Marketing: (831) 625-4505 

MONTEREY, Calif. — Blood drives are scheduled at four locations in May by Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, which collects blood specifically for use in our community.

The mobile blood drive schedule is: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., May 4, Congregation Beth Israel, 5716 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel; noon- 2 p.m., May 5, Keller Williams Realty, 26435 Carmel Rancho Blvd., Carmel; 9 a.m.-2 p.m., May 12, Monterey Peninsula College Health and Safety Fair, 980 Fremont St.; and 9 a.m.-noon, May 18, St. Jude’s Church, Knights of Columbus Council 7155, 3030 Hillcrest Ave., Marina.

Blood may also be donated at Community Hospital’s Blood Center, 576 Hartnell Dr., Monterey. Appointments are recommended; call 625-4814. Donors must be 17 or older, (16 with parental permission), and weigh at least 110 pounds. More information on donating blood may be found on Community Hospital’s web site, www.chomp.org.

 

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ABOUT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

CommunityHospital of the MontereyPeninsula, 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 220 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 MontereyPeninsula 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 CentralCoast, Peninsula Wellness Center, and business offices. Find more information about CommunityHospital of the MontereyPeninsula at http://www.chomp.org/