Maria Parham to hold blood drive

Maria Parham Medical Center and the American Red Cross will hold their next blood drive on Friday, June 2 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. in the Classroom and the Auditorium of the hospital.

Criteria for blood donation are that an individual weighs at least 110 pounds, is at least 17 years old and is in good general health. Appointments are necessary and may be made by calling Lee Anne Peoples at (252) 436-1116 or emailing her at As the summer approaches and people began to travel more, the need for blood and blood products especially increases. Please consider giving blood–the Gift of Life!