DOWNEY - Downey Regional Medical Center will host a blood drive Aug. 20 from 12-6 p.m. to benefit the American Red Cross.Donors must be in good health, at least 17 years old (16 with parental consent), and weight at least 110 pounds. People may be turned away if they are pregnant, have traveled to certain parts of the world, have health conditions, or are taking certain medications. A healthy donor may donate red blood cells every 56 days. All donors will receive a gift certificate for a free ice cream at Cold Stone Creamery. To schedule an appointment, call the DRMC Volunteer Office at (562) 904-5321 or go to www.givelife.org and use sponsor code DOWREG. Donors will be required to show identification.
********** Published: August 14, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 17