The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will host a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at Pleasant Hope High School.

According to a CBCO news release, types O-negative and A-negative and A-positive are currently in short supply and approaching emergency shortage levels. 

Participants at CBCO mobile blood drives through Aug. 31 will receive free “Super Hero” T-shirts.

To be eligible to give blood, you must weigh at least 110 pounds, be in good health and present a valid photo ID.

For more information, visit cbco.org or call 800-280-5337.

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