Ocean City will host a Citywide Blood Drive 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the Ocean City Civic Center at Sixth Street and the Boardwalk. Ocean City and the American Red Cross invite all residents, groups and businesses to donate.
To be eligible to donate blood through the American Red Cross, individuals must be at least 17 years of age and in general good health, weigh at least 110 pounds and have not donated in the last 56 days. The American Red Cross is especially in need of Type O blood donors.
Appointments for the blood drive are preferred, but not required. To make an appointment, please contact City offices at (609) 525-9365 or sign up at the City Hall Reception Area, 2nd Floor, Monday thru Friday, 8:45 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Sign ups will also be taken on line at www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code 0221272. For more information and eligibility requirements, please call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org.