A critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is available throughout the rest of the summer to meet patient needs.
Upcoming Blood Drive: Tuesday August 23 from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Community Education & Health Resource Center at Mary Immaculate Hospital. To make an appointment for this or other upcoming drives, click here.
VOLUNTEERS & ITEMS NEEDED
Grove Christian Outreach Center has multiple needs for the remaining summer days:
The Bon Secours Care-A-Van is a free medical service that provides general medical care to uninsured adults and children in Hampton Roads. Services include routine evaluation and treatment of common acute illnesses including: Gastritis and heart burn; Minor skin rashes; Minor musculoskeletal pains; Respiratory infections; Urinary tract and bladder infections; Headaches, earaches, and pink eye; Chronic conditions such as diabetes and hypertension. The Care-A-Van also offers sports physicals, children's health insurance enrollment, and health education services. For schedule and to learn more, click here.
Free Drive Through Flu Shots - October 1 - 8:00 am - 11:00 am. Mary Immaculate Hospital Parking Lot by the Emergency Room.
School Supply Collection Drive - New Town Dental Arts is collecting school supplies to benefit local children in need at Child Development Resources
. They are collecting items through August 31. To see what items are needed, click here.
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