Hudson, FL (October 8, 2008) - Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point (RMCBP) is sponsoring a two-week blood drive in conjunction with Florida Blood Services (FBS), beginning Friday, October 31. Potential donors should visit the FBS Office or may donate on the RMCBP campus, when the bloodmobile visits the hospital on Thursday, November 6, from 7 a.m. 7 p.m. and on Friday, November 7, from 8 a.m. 4 p.m. The drive will continue through Friday, November 14, with the ability to donate at the FBS Office on State Road 52 and still be part of the RMCBP Drive and eligible to receive additional incentives.
Individuals can donate blood at the Florida Blood Services Office, 7214 State Road 52, in Bayonet Point the following hours: 8 a.m. 7 p.m. Monday Thursday; 8 a.m. 5 p.m. Fridays; 7 a.m. 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. 2 p.m.
Individuals who choose to donate and participate in the hospitals drive may do so at the hospital or at the FBS office, on days/times specified. Individuals screened should let FBS staff know that they are donating blood as part of the RMCBP Blood Drive, to be eligible for a variety of prize drawings. Family, friends and guests are all eligible to participate.
Everyone who donates blood will receive a Wellness Checkup, including a Cholesterol Screening and a free meal at the Shoreline Cafeteria. Interested individuals that need more information are encouraged to call Florida Blood Services @ (727) 819-3100. Thank you in advance, for sharing The Gift of Life.