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Memorial Hospital Blood Drive Is Thursday, Friday

LifeSouth and Memorial Hospital are teaming up for a blood drive.

Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville is in urgent need of blood, especially universal Type O for emergencies.

The hospital at 3625 University Boulevard S. is teaming up with LifeSouth Community Blood Centers for a 2-day blood drive Thursday, July 1, and Friday, July 2.

The donation hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.

The hospital said one pint of blood can save three lives.

Donations made during the two day blood drive will go to patients at local hospitals.

Contact reporter Cyd Hoskinson at, 904-358-6351 and on Twitter at @cydwjctnews.

Cyd Hoskinson began working at WJCT on Valentine’s Day 2011.