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Area blood drives scheduled

Feb 11, 2013

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center has scheduled three area blood drives in Keosauqua, Fairfield and Lockridge.

The blood drive in Keosauqua will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the Van Buren High School gym, sponsored by the school’s National Honor Society.

Donors who last gave blood on or before Dec. 21 are eligible to give again Friday.

Walk-in donors are welcome, but for appointments, call Adam Perkins at Van Buren High School, 319-293-3183, or contact a member of the National Honor Society.

The blood drive in Fairfield is set from 2-7 p.m. Feb. 18 at First United Methodist Church.

Donors who last gave blood on or before Dec. 24 are eligible to give again Feb. 18.

Walk-in donors are welcome, but for appointments, call the blood center at 800-452-1097.

The blood drive in Lockridge, sponsored by Lockridge Fire and Rescue, is set from 3:30-7 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Lockridge Senior Center.

Donors who last gave blood on or before Dec. 25 are eligible to give again Feb. 19.

Walk-in donors are welcome, but for appointments, call Sonja Graber at 319-696-3686.

Donors must be at least 16 years old, in good health, and weigh at least 110 pounds. A blood donor card or other photo identification is required to donate. A 16-year-old donor must have a signed parental consent form. The forms are available at www.bloodcenter.org. Information about donating blood also is available on the website.

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