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New Sharon to host Community Blood Drive
October 18, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
New Sharon will host a community blood drive from 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm on Wednesday, October 18 at 106 West High Street, inside of the City Park Building. To donate, please contact Carol & Duane Renaud at 641-660-0069 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5059 to locate the drive.
Potential donors must be at least 17 year of age (16 with parental permission form available through www.bloodcenter.org) and weigh more than 110 pounds. A photo ID 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 8/23/17 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 Mahaska Health Partnership.