First United Methodist Church
First United Methodist Church in Fairfield will host a community blood drive from 2:30-6:15 p.m. Nov. 20 in the church dining room.
Donors who last gave blood on or before Sept. 25 are eligible to give at this drive. For appointments to donate, contact Melva Dahl at 472-5762 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5105 to locate the drive.
All presenting donors will have a choice of a gift card or a long-sleeved shirt.
Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age, although a 16-year-old with a completed parental permission form can donate. The forms are available through www.bloodcenter.org. Donors must weigh more than 110 pounds and have a photo I.D. Individuals with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure can be accepted as eligible donors. For questions about eligibility, call the Mississippi Valley Regional 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.