Merit Health Biloxi holding blood drive Friday
Merit Health Biloxi will host a blood drive tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Nancy Harville Room at the hospital campus.
Blood donors are need daily throughout the Mississippi Gulf Coast to help hospital patients. Less than five percent of the eligible donor population gives blood, the need exists for more people to donate and donate more often.
Anyone who is 16 with a parental consent form, weighs at least 110 pounds, and is in good general health can donate blood.
Donors must present a photo ID, the last four digits of their social security, and their birthdate.