CLINTON — Mercy Medical Center will host a community blood drive from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at 1410 N. Fourth St., inside Conference Room A.

Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age (16 with parental permission form available through and weigh more than 110 pounds. A photo I.D. is required to donate. Donors who last gave blood on or before July 21 are eligible to give at this drive.

For questions about eligibility, call the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at 1-800-747-5401. To donate, contact Cindy Manning at (563) 244-5899 or visit and use code 2133 to locate the drive.