CLINTON — Clinton High School will host a community blood drive from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 9 at 817 Eighth Ave. South, inside the gym.

To donate, contact Melissa LeRoux at (563) 593-5964 or visit and use code 876 to locate the drive.

Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age – 16 with parental permission form available through – and weigh more than 110 pounds. Photo identification is required to donate. For questions about eligibility, call the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at 1-800-747-5401. Donors who last gave blood on or before Jan. 12 are eligible to give at this drive.

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 this area, MVRBC is the exclusive provider to Genesis Health System, Mercy Medical Center – Clinton and Morrison Community Hospital.