Cape Cod Hospital in Need of Blood Donors

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HYANNIS – The Cape Cod Hospital Blood Bank is in urgent need of O Negative blood and three blood drives are scheduled for this week.

Individuals with O negative blood are considered universal donors and there is currently a shortage of that blood type. O negative blood can be transfused to almost any patient in need, regardless of their blood type.

A blood drive is Wednesday, June 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Barnstable Police Department at 1200 Phinneys Lane in Hyannis.

Other drives are Thursday, June 27 from noon to 6 p.m. at Stoneman Medical Center at 2 Jan Sebastian Way in Sandwich, and Friday, June 28 at the Harwich Community Center from noon to 3 p.m.

About Brian Merchant

Brian Merchant grew up in Central Massachusetts and now lives in South Dennis on the Cape. He has been part of the news team in the CapeCod.com New Center since the spring of 2014. He studied radio broadcasting at the University of Tennessee.



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