FHS students sponsoring blood drive
The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center mobile drew 41 pints of blood April 9 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds Activity Building.
Another blood drive is planned from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 8 in the Fairfield High School gym.
The blood drive is sponsored by FHS student council. For appointments, contact a member of the student council.
To be eligible to donate, donors must have given blood last on or before March 13.
Donors also must be in good health, be at least 16 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. A blood donor card or other form of photo identification is required to donate. Sixteen-year-olds must present a signed parental consent form each time they donate. Consent forms are available at the blood center’s website at www.bloodcenter.org.
For more information, visit the blood center’s website or call 800-452-1097.