Another blood drive is being held at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital Thursday, May 19.

The Hamilton hospital has set a goal of 700 pints of blood to meet the needs of patients in the Bitterroot Valley. The American Red Cross partners with the hospital in their blood drives and you can schedule an appointment with Doug Peterson at 363-6503.

The drive will be in conference rooms b/c from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Peterson reminded people to bring a photo I.D. and to drink plenty of water, avoid caffeinated drinks and eat a complete meal.