The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

July 17, 2013

Fulton Presbyterian hosts blood drive


The Clinton Herald

---- — FULTON, Ill. — Fulton Presbyterian Church will host a community blood drive from 3 to 6 p.m. Aug. 12 at 311 N. Ninth St., in the Outreach Center.

Donors from the Fulton area are invited to give blood at this drive.

To donate, contact Parish Nurse Marie Johnson at (563) 219-8064 or knmjohnson@mediacombb.net

Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age (16 with a parental permission form available through www.bloodcenter.org) and weigh more than 110 pounds. Photo identification or an MVRBC Donor Card is required to donate. To schedule an appointment for donation, call the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at 1-800-747-5401. Donors who last gave blood on or before June 17 are eligible to give at this drive.

Blood donation takes about 45 minutes to one hour. Individuals with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure may be accepted as eligible donors.