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Jefferson County PM; Batavia Community

Jefferson County PM


Jefferson County PM will host a community blood drive from 2-7 p.m. Jan. 9 in the Jefferson County Fairgrounds Cambridge Learning Center.


Donors who last gave blood on or before Nov. 14 are eligible to give at this drive. All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a knit beanie or a $5 Starbucks e-gift card.


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.


 


Batavia Community


BATAVIA ? Batavia Community will host a community blood drive from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Batavia Community/Senior Center.


Donors who last gave blood on or before Nov. 14 are eligible to give at this drive. All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a knit beanie or a $5 Starbucks e-gift card.


For appointments to donate, contact Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at 800-452-1097 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5135 to locate the drive.


Donor information


Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age, although a 16-year-old with a completed parental permission form is eligible to donate. The form is 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.