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Parkview, Hope Lutheran, Richland hosting blood drives

Parkview Care Center


Parkview Care Center will host a community blood drive from 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday in The Oaks Lounge.


Donors who last gave blood on or before June 6 are eligible to give at this drive.


For appointments to donate, contact Cathi Coley at 472-5022 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5399 to locate the drive.


 


Hope Lutheran Church


BRIGHTON ? Hope Lutheran Church in Germanville will host a community blood drive from 3:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 9 in Fellowship Hall.


Donors who last gave blood on or before June 14 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 5164 to locate the drive.


 


Richland community


RICHLAND ? The Richland community will host a blood drive from 2-6:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Mother Cabrini Parish Center.


Donors who last gave blood on or before June 18 are eligible to give at this drive.


For appointments to donate, contact Cindy Adam at 319-456-2722 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5072 to locate the drive.


 


Donor eligibility criteria


Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age, although a 16-year-old with a parental permission form available through www.bloodcenter.org can donate. A donor must weigh more than 110 pounds. A photo I.D. is required to donate.


For additional information about eligibility, call the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at 800-747-5401.


Blood donation is a safe, simple procedure that takes about 45 minutes to one hour. Individuals with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure can be accepted as eligible donors.


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, Iowa City VA Health Care System, Washington County Hospitals and Clinics and Keokuk County Health Center.