The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

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September 27, 2013

CCC to host community blood drive Oct. 11

CLINTON — Clinton Community College will host a community blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at 1000 Lincoln Blvd, inside the auditorium.

To donate, contact Nursing Club Advisor Dawn Boettcher at (563) 244-7001 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org.

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. A photo identification or 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 Aug. 16 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 87 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin.

 

 

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