Community Medical Center hosting blood drive Thursday

Community Medical Center, 3501 Knickerbocker Road, is hosting a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the small parking lot near the chapel. Donors will receive two movie passes and “Hero in Me” points that can be accumulated and exchanged for prizes.

To donate, donors must be at least 16 years of age, weigh at least 110 lbs and be in good health. Donors between 16 and 22 will have to meet other height and weight requirements to be eligible. 16-year olds must provide permission slips signed by a parent or legal guardian.

An online health history can be found at unitedbloodservices.org to expedite the donation process.

For more information or to make an appointment to donate, call 877-827-4376 and use the code: sacmc.