City of Concord California


News Release


September 2, 2015

Sign up today for Concord blood drive September 30

What: City of Concord Blood Drive
When: Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: Willow Pass Community Center
2748 E. Olivera Road, Concord 94519

The City of Concord and the American Red Cross are partnering to host a community blood drive on Wednesday, Sept. 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Willow Pass Community Center, 2748 East Olivera Rd. in Concord.

While all blood types are needed to ensure an adequate blood supply is available to meet patient needs, donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative are especially needed now.

To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: CONCORD.

A blood donor card or driver's license, or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are at least 17 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

For more information, contact Concord's Emergency Services and Volunteer Manager Margaret Romiti, (925) 671-3184.



 
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