American Red Cross sponsors two blood drives during April

First Posted: 4/6/2008

The American Red Cross will conduct two blood drives in the Back Mountain during the month of April.

The bi-monthly drive at Irem Country Club will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. on Monday, April 7.

Misericordia University will sponsor a community drive on from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 11. The double red unit will be at this drive.

The Red Cross requests that all donors bring identification and their Red Cross Blood card. First-time donors will receive a card after their first donation. Anyone 17 years of age, weighing a minimum of 110 pounds and in good health are eligible to donate.

A pre-scheduled appointment can be made to reduce the time needed for donating by calling 823-7164, extension 2150.

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