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Lockridge Fire and Rescue to host blood drive

Oct 12, 2017

LOCKRIDGE – Lockridge Fire and Rescue will host a community blood drive from 3:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lockridge Senior Center.

To donate, please contact Marcia Wesley at (319) 931-2080 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5045 to locate the drive.

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 Aug. 22 are eligible to give at this drive.

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. In your area, MVRBC is the exclusive provider to Jefferson County Health Center.

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