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Blood drive June 12 at fairgrounds

Jefferson County PM


 


Jefferson County PM will host a community blood drive from 2-7 p.m. June 12 in the Cambridge Learning Center on the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.


Donors who last gave blood on or before April 17 are eligible to give at this drive.


For appointments to donate, contact the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at 800-452-1097 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5032 to locate the drive.


Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age, but a 16-year-old with a parental permission form, available through www.bloodcenter.org, can donate. Donors must weigh more than 110 pounds. A photo I.D. is required. Individuals with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure can be accepted as eligible donors. For questions about eligibility, call the blood center at 800-747-5401.


Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is the provider of blood and blood components to more than 90 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin. It is the exclusive provider to Jefferson County Health Center.