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Blood drives

Jun 29, 2017

As summer heats up and many folks begin to take vacations, blood donation centers tend to see a decrease in donations. Listed below are several upcoming local blood drives.

Henry County Community Morning will host a community blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18 at the E3 Center, inside the meeting room. The E3 Center is located at 1400 E. Washington St.

Donnellson will host a community blood drive from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 19 at 506 N. Main Street, inside the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room.

New London Lions Club will host a community blood drive from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19 at 106 N. Division St., inside the New London Community Hall.

Lineage Logistics will host a community blood drive from 1 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, July 20 at 2227 E. Commerce Drive, inside the MVRBC Donor Bus in the parking lot.

To donate, please contact the Blood Center at (800) 747-5401 ext. 1281 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5026 to locate the 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 Great River Health Systems, Henry County Health Center.

 

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