Blood drive scheduled April 28
Jefferson County AM will host a community blood drive from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 28 in the Jefferson County Health Center conference room.
Donors who last gave blood on or before March 3 will be eligible to give again April 28.
For appointments to donate, contact the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at 800-452-1097 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5031 to locate the drive.
Potential blood donors must be at least 17 years of age, although a 16-year-old can donate with a completed parental permission form available at www.bloodcenter.org. Donors must weigh more than 110 pounds. Individuals with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure can be accepted as eligible donors. A photo I.D. is required to donate.
For questions about eligibility and donating, call the blood center at 800-747-5401.
Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is the provider of blood and blood components to more than 90 hospitals, including Jefferson County Health Center.