Blood drive scheduled April 18
LOCKRIDGE – Lockridge Fire and Rescue will host a community blood drive from 3:45-7:30 p.m. April 18 at the Lockridge Senior Center.
Appointments: To donate, please contact Marcia Wesley at 319-931-2080 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5045 to locate the drive.
Donor eligibility criteria: Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age (16 with parental permission form available through www.bloodcenter.org) and weigh more than 110 pounds. A photo I.D. is required to donate.
For questions about eligibility, please call the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at 800-747-5401. Donors who last gave blood on or before Feb. 21 are eligible to give at this drive.
About Blood Donation: Blood donation is a safe, simple procedure that takes about 45 minutes to one hour.
Individuals with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure may 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.