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Hoxworth: Critical need for donors

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A man donates blood at a Cincinnati Reds blood drive. File photo A man donates blood at a Cincinnati Reds blood drive. File photo
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Hoxworth Blood Center says it has a critical need for donors. 

Hoxworth says you must meet all of the following criteria in order to donate:

  • Be at least 17.  (16-year-olds may donate with parental  consent) 
  • Weigh at least 110 pounds
  • Generally feel well and healthy
  • Have no fever, sore throat, or flu-like symptoms
  • Have no active cold symptoms 
  • Have not had major surgery recently (released from doctor's care).

Hoxworth will be hosting a blood drive in the University of Cincinnati Recreation Center today from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Donors will receive a $5 Chipotle gift card.

For more information, call 513-451-0910 or visit www.hoxworth.org/donate_blood/eligibility.html

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