Ocean City and the American Red Cross have partnered once again to host a City wide blood drive on Friday, September 17th from 9am-3pm at the Ocean City Civic Center located at 6th and the Boardwalk. All local residents, gro ups and businesses are urged to take the time to donate.
To donate blood through the American Red Cross, individuals must be at least 17 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds, have not donated in the last 56 days, and be in general good health. All blood types are needed; however, there is a critical need for Type O blood.
Appointments for the blood drive are preferred, but not required. To make an appointment, please contact the City offices at (609) 525-9365 or (609) 399-6111. You can also sign up at the City Hall Reception Area, Monday thru Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm. For more information and eligibility requirements, please call 1-800-GIVE LIFE or visit www.pleasegiveblood.org.