Monroe County will host a community blood drive from 8 a.m. to 12 noon on Friday, July 12 at 6580 165th St., inside Monroe County Hospital & Clinics, Conference Rooms 1 & 2.
Appointments: To donate, please contact the Blood Center at (800) 452-1097 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 5073 to locate the drive.
Donor Eligibility Criteria: 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 5/17/19 are eligible to give at this drive.
About Blood Donation: 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.