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Area blood drive

Halcyon House Community Blood Drive

Monday, April 22, 11:30 a.m. — 2:30 p.m.

Timmins Multipurpose Room, 1015 S. Iowa Ave

To donate, please contact Becky Carter at (319) 653-8453 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 1568 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 2/25/19 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 Iowa City VA Health Care System, Washington County Hospitals and Clinics.