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MCCC to host blood drive Oct. 15

The American Red Cross will host a blood drive Oct. 15 in the Administration Building cafeteria.

The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is open to the public over the age of 16. Identification is required and a donor card is helpful.

Donors can schedule an appointment on the American Red Cross website: https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/donation-time or by using the American Red Cross Blood Donor App.

Walk-ins are also acceptable.

Donors also have a chance to win one of five $500 gift cards. More information can be found at rcblood.org/game.

According to the American Red Cross, blood type is O negative is the most needed blood due to its versatility during transfusions, especially for immune deficient newborns.

For more information on blood donation, visit https://www.redcross.org/give-blood.html or call  1 (800)-733-2767.

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